Chalk it up to the benefit of lowered expectations: Lindsay Lohan guest-hosted Chelsea Lately last night, and it was one of her best television appearance in the past few years.
Of course, that’s not saying much. But compared to her Matt Lauer interview/Saturday Night Live hosting gig in March 2012, where it seemed like nerves got the best of her, the actress looked healthy, landed a few good punchlines and, most encouragingly for Lohan fans, appeared genuinely happy to be in front of a camera that wasn’t tracking her movements in and out of a courthouse.
There was a little nervous laughter and stuttering during her opening monologue, which featured Lohan thanking the various people who’ve kept the tabloids in business while Lohan had been away on a “Court-ordered vacation in Malibu” the past 90 days, a.k.a. Anthony Weiner, Kanye, Justin Bieber and the royal baby (played by Chelsea sidekick Chuy, obviously). “How come when Kanye acts like an idiot he gets a gold record, but when I act like an idiot I get a police record?” a game Lohan asked the audience. READ FULL STORY