Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan’s parents Michael and Dina Lohan have publicly accepted that their own troubled relationship had an impact on their daughter and her troubles with substance abuse.
Michael and Dina, who are now divorced, discussed the heartache they feel about how their behaviour may have had a negative influence on the actress’ life and choices during an appearance on the “Steve Harvey Show”, reports dailymail.co.uk.
Michael said: “I think, inevitably I think we are responsible for the path that Lindsay took.”
He added: “Our divorce, because of our relationship, affected Lindsay to the point where she drowned her sorrows and numbed her pain. And it breaks my heart to think that she suffered because of the way I acted. I see it everyday, and I see how people struggle with it. This kid is such a talented girl and she’s come such a long way.”
Dina also acknowledged that they did shoulder some of the blame for their daughter’s addiction.
She said: “You know I think when she was little, she saw most of the abuse. So Lindsay did witness a lot, and I absolutely think it takes its toll on children.”
Lindsay has been in and out of rehab multiple times in her life.