Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Jane Fonda agrees with Lindsay scolding
Jane Fonda has praised a movie executive's criticism of Lindsay Lohan's partying lifestyle, because she wants the 20-year-old to fulfil her huge potential.
Lohan came under fire from James G. Robinson, the CEO of Morgan Creek Production, in July, after she repeatedly failed to stick to her shooting schedule on the film "Georgia Rule."
He said, "We are well aware that your ongoing all-night, heavy partying is the real reason for your so-called exhaustion."
And Fonda, who also stars in the film, hopes Lohan has learned her lesson: "I think every once in a while a very, very young person who is burning both ends of the candles needs to have somebody say, 'You know you're going to pay the piper -- you better slow down.' So I think it was good.
"She's in the magazines, so you always know what she's doing because you can just read about it in the tabloids.
"She parties all the time. ... And you know, she's young and she can get away with it. But, you know, it's hard after a while to party very hard and work very hard.
"I want to say to her, 'This is not a dress rehearsal. This is it. If you blow it, you don't get a second chance.'"
Fonda, 68, wishes she could wrap Lohan in cotton wool until she is emotionally mature enough to cope with the pressures and temptations which surround her.
She adds, "I just want to take her in my arms and hold her until she becomes grown-up.
"She's so young and she's so alone out there in the world in terms of structure and, you know, people to nurture her. And she's so talented."