Lindsay Lohan turns to Machiavelli

Superficial / July 13, 2007
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In an interview with Tatler magazine, Lindsay Lohan says after entering rehab she started turning to Machiavelli for advice. She tells the magazine:

“It changed my life. I didn’t have a good grip on it and I needed to get my shit together. I was going out too much and I had too much pressure on my shoulders. I was not that happy and I needed to go to that place to be happy. If I get stressed out I say a serenity prayer. I meditate too. I was going out with someone and they said I should read Machiavelli and I was like, ‘nah’, and then I was, ‘OK, I’ll read it’ and now it is always with me.”

Machiavelli’s “The Prince” is the quintessential business guide on how to compromise your morals for personal gain. It’s not something you turn to after rehab. It’s something you turn to when you’re trying to become the head of a corporation or overthrow a small government. No, a book I’d recommend for somebody like Lindsay Lohan is Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham”. It might be a little over her head, but it’s got pictures so she’ll never be caught with it upside down while pretending to read it.