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It may just be the smartest thing she's done in a long time: After her most recent legal mishap, which involves the (admittedly dubious-sounding) "scrape" of a passerby while Lindsay Lohan was running from the paparazzi, the starlet is putting herself on house arrest. 

Wednesday night saw a nightclub manager claiming to have been injured when Lindsay was departing from a Hollywood lounge; while Linds attempted to make a three-point turn, she allegedly grazed the manager, who later announced his intentions to press charges. But since Lindsay is still on probation for another two weeks, she's smartly decided to keep a low profile until that's up to avoid jeopardizing all of her hard-won progress as of late. TMZ says that Lindsay's closest friends begged her to stop going out at night until her probation is up, and Lindsay has wisely agreed to comply; she'll only be leaving the house for mandatory outings like community service. After March 29, though, she should be free as a bird.

Still, it might be prudent to play it cool after March 29 as well. Given her track record, staying close to home could be just the thing to revive her flagging career!

Source: TMZ

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