Lindsay Lohan: "I Personally Understand Liz" Taylor

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Lindsay Lohan says that after portraying Elizabeth Taylor in a lifetime television movie that she has realized how much they have in common. How so? “Living in the public eye; Dealing with the stress of what other people say, whether it’s true or not I personally understand Liz because you’re living your life for everyone to see and people are growing with you. You get to a point where you become numb to it and you just live your life the way you need to live it.”

Elizabeth Taylor has been called one of the greatest actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Lohan won a Kid’s Choice Award for Herbie: Fully Loaded.

Elizabeth Taylor’s personal life included eight marriages and several life-threatening illnesses. Lohan’s personal life has included carjacking, shoplifting, violating probation with a failed drug test, and having a love affair with Paris Hilton.

Elizabeth Taylor championed HIV and AIDS programs, co-founded the American Foundation for AIDS Research in 1985, and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in 1993. She received the Presidential Citizens Medal, the Legion of Honour, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and a Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, who named her seventh on their list of the “Greatest American Screen Legends”. Lohan’s dad was on Celebrity Rehab.

Yeah, totally similar.

-Kate Casey

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