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Amanda Bynes Gets Probation, Fines For Driving on Suspended License

Bynes in L.A. in 2011 (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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For retired actress (and current crazypants) Amanda Bynes, she doesn't even have to be in Los Angeles to feel the loving embrace of the long arm of the law as she was sentenced today to probation and fines for her penchant for driving around L.A. on a suspended license.The 27-year-old was not required to be present in court today, so her plea of no contest was entered by her attorney on her behalf.

For her crime, Bynes was placed on three years of probation and ordered to pay about $1,500 in fines and penalties, according to City News Service. The onetime teen star was also cautioned to not drive without insurance and a valid license.

Last year was a messy one for Bynes behind the wheel. She still faces charges stemming from her April 2012 DUI arrest after she side-swiped a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department squad car in West Hollywood.

Bynes ended up on the hook for two misdemeanor counts of driving on a suspended license thanks to fender benders, however one count was dropped today.

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Besides running into people, Bynes also seemed to enjoy smoking pot while in her car in Los Angeles. Soon after, she took her pot smoking habit to New York, where she's been spending her time pondering her wish for rapper Drake to "murder her vagina"and taking selfies of herself in the bathroom. Speaking of photos of Bynes, on Sunday she Tweeted (in a super long maxi Tweet) her dismay at publications using old photos of her:

Intouch used a photo from years ago on their cover and I hate it! The reason I've asked all magazines and blogs to stop using old photos of me is I don't look like that anymore! I had a nose job to remove skin that was like a webbing in between my eyes. I wasn't going to tell anyone, but I look so much prettier in my new photos that I don't want old photos used anymore! I'm so sick of magazines and blogs using old photos! When will they stop? I will never look like that again! Having surgery was the most amazing thing for my confidence!

We wonder, what does probation do for a lady's sense of self?

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