By David Perel - Executive Vice President/Managing Editor Radar
"Both (Dina) and Lindsay are in a dark place," Michael said of his ex-wife and daughter.
"I TOLD you exactly what would happen and YOU KNOW I was trying to get Dina on board with me for a long time, BUT especially the last two weeks," he added to Radar, expanding on Lindsay's growing problems.
The patriarch of the troubled Lohan clan spoke shortly after news broke of Lindsay’s arrest in New York.
In an emotional interview, Michael lamented what he sees as Dina's lack of cooperation with him in getting Lindsay help and added if Dina had been on board with his plan, "this wouldn't have happened!
"Lindsay is acting out in numerous ways because she needs us and internally she's hurt and angry! Again, it's ALL on Dina and I wish to God she would stop and resolve things with us to do the same for our children."
Earlier Thursday morning, Michael sent out a series of tweets, writing: “This is for ALL parents who go or went thru the same! Please don't make the mistakes!
“Do you see what I mean when our children don't have BOTH parents there for them and on the same page! I have tried and tried but takes two!
“I have been trying for years and especially over the past two weeks but my pleas have gone unheard Children need BOTH PARENTS, not alienation”
As RadarOnline.com previously reported, Lindsay, 26, was taken into custody around 4 a.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree assault after allegedly hitting a woman in the Manhattan nightclub Avenue during an argument. The woman did not require medical attention.
This latest brush with the law is yet another complication for the troubled actress, who remains on probation from her shoplifting conviction, and as RadarOnline.com previously reported, Lohan is likely to face charges for lying to cops when she said she was not behind the wheel of her Porsche when she hit an eighteen wheeler last summer in Santa Monica, California.