'Ugly Betty' Loses Lindsay Lohan
But as for the reasons why? Well, that's where the story gets interesting.
Depending on whom you ask, either Lohan was a diva on the set of the
First, the pro-"Betty" side. "It was a mess," a "production source" tells the New York Post's Page Six. "Lindsay would show up every day with an entourage of people." The source also says Lohan's dressing room was in such poor shape that it had to be repainted.
The source also claims Lohan refused to be on set until after Ferrera was already there, and when they rehearsed a scene from Thursday's (Oct. 23) episode, titled "Granny Pants," in which Ferrera's Betty de-pantses Lohan's character, "she wasn't wearing any underwear."
Not so, claims a Lohan defender -- or, as Page Six quotes this person, "Bulls***!" Lohan was, in fact, wearing a G-string in the aforementioned scene, and didn't think Ferrera was going to pull her pants down in the rehearsal. "But she did," the "Lohan pal" says. "Lindsay was so embarrassed, she started crying."
As for the entourage claims, the friend says Lohan's "sober companion," assistant and manager were on set, along with girlfriend
Meanwhile, E! is saying that creative issues forced the issue, quoting a source saying that Lohan's interpretation of her character wasn't in line with "Betty's" tone.