Amanda Bynes is taking her act on the road.
The troubled star was forced to undergo a mental health evaluation on Monday night after she caused a disturbance in a California residential neighborhood, the New York Daily News reported.
Police officials were called to Thousand Oaks, in Ventura Counry, Calif., to take the 27-year-old into custody. For reasons unknown, Bynes seems to have started a fire in a neighbor’s driveway.
“Deputies investigated the incident and determined that [Bynes] met the criteria of 5150 (California Welfare & Institutions Code),” Cpt. Don Aguilar of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department told the Daily News.
“She was detained and taken for a mental health evaluation,” police added.
A day earlier, cops were called to a nearby retirement community.Bynes appeared to be drunk and was trespassing onto a the community’s property.
According to TMZ, the manager called her a taxi. “Get me the f**k out of here … I don’t have any money,” she told the driver, at which point he kicked her out of the cab.
Bynes grew up in the neighborhood and may have been visiting a relative.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
Amanda Bynes Forced To Undergo Psych Test