Without a publicist on her payroll, Amanda Bynes is doing her own damage control. Less than 24 hours after the actress was arrested in New York City, the 27-year-old denied any wrongdoing via Twitter. Bynes was charged with marijuana possession, attempted evidence tampering and reckless endangerment on Friday, May 24.
"I only smoke tobacco I don't drink or do drugs," the Easy A star insisted, attempting to discredit a police report that said she threw a bong out of her apartment window. "I've never had a bong in my life! I need to get another nose job after seeing my mugshot!" (Bynes first revealed she went under the knife via Twitter May 5. "I had a nose job to remove skin that was like a webbing in between my eyes," she explained at the time.)
The former child star, who wore a ratty platinum blonde wig to cover her shaved head in court, was once again unhappy with her appearance. "I need Nicki Minaj's wig person stat!" she told her 1.1 million followers May 24. (Though she wore the wig in her booking photo, she was asked to remove it for her second mugshot.)
This isn't the first time Bynes has used Twitter to address her legal troubles. After she was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated and sideswiping a police car in April 2012, the All That star reached out to President Barack Obama for assistance. "I don't drink. Please fire the cop who arrested me," Bynes asked the nation's leader. "I also don't hit and run. The end." (Obama, 51, never replied to the She's the Man star.)
When Bynes appeared in court May 24, she was released without bail. Judge Neil Ross warned the California native that if she gets arrested again, or fails to appear in court on July 9, he is going to "set a significant bail."
This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Amanda Bynes: "I Don't Drink or Do Drugs," I Need a Second Nose Job
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