Lindsay Lohan Gets 'Punched' in Odd Video

The actress accuses family of 'trafficking children'
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 29, 2018 6:30 PM CDT
Lindsay Lohan Gets 'Punched' in Odd Video
In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, actress Lindsay Lohan appears at the opening night of the Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece.   (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)

Lindsay Lohan has shocked the world before, but not like this. The 32-year-old actress posted an Instagram Live video (now deleted, but viewable here) in which she approaches a homeless family asleep outside at night, says they're Syrian refugees, and turns belligerent when they don't accept her offer to take their children home to see films "on a television or a computer." As the family gets up to leave, Lohan seems to consider that consent and asks the kids, "Are you excited?"

She says, "This is my car right here"—presumably to the kids—and follows the family, saying, "They're trafficking children," when a woman's voice is heard closing in and Lohan gasps audibly while the camera shakes. (Some outlets, like Fox News and TMZ, say she was punched.) Turning the camera on herself, Lohan says, "I’m like in shock right now, I’m just like so scared," and cries while touching her face. Where it happened is unclear, but some media sources say Moscow. Either way, the video closes with Lindsay shedding a tear and saying she only wanted to save the boys. (More Lindsay Lohan stories.)

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