Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold: Actress' Parents Now Considering Obtaining A Conservatorship

Amanda Bynes‘ concerned parents, Rick and Lynn, haven’t spoken with their daughter since she was hospitalized on an involuntary psychiatric hold in Los Angeles but are now considering getting a conservatorship over her, has learned.

On Monday night, Bynes lit a small fire in the driveway of a home in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Law enforcement decided the ex-Nickelodeon star was a danger to herself and others and she was taken to the hospital and placed on a 5150. Bynes could remain on the psychiatric hold for up to 72 hours.

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“Her parents are absolutely sick with worry about their daughter,” a source told Radar.

“They are now considering going to a judge and attempting to get a conservatorship of Amanda. They have previously met with lawyers to discuss the possibility of taking legal control of Amanda’s life. It’s a truly devastating situation for Amanda’s parents and their biggest concern is the health and safety of her.”

The source added that time was of the essence for Bynes’ parents.

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“She could be released whenever doctors determine she is no longer a danger to herself, or others,” the insider said.

“If Rick and Lynn are going to seek a conservatorship, they need to act very, very quickly.”

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