The Word: Is Amanda Bynes faking her meltdown?

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Is Amanda Bynes acting crazy – or crazy like a fox?

Publicist Jonathan Jaxson claims that Amanda’s head-shaving, bong-throwing, Drake-taunting antics are all a part of her master plan. He tweeted screen caps of text messages he claims are from Amanda. “All this has been an act and you know it! I know what I am doing,” she allegedly told him. “I got to 2 million followers now and everybody wants me. I am smart and not stupid. Everyone mentions my name. The world loves me!”

The world certainly somethings you, Amanda. Is “love” really the word for what we’re feeling though? I’d go with “deep concern tinged with a shameful dollop of schadenfreude.” But that would take a long time to put in a text, I grant.

At least someone is taking Amanda Bynes’ claims that she should make a rap album seriously, as Daniel Herman of Chinga Chang Records says he has offered the troubled starlet a deal. “I cleared the project with the Orchard and Sony Entertainment, and they gave me the green light to go ahead,” Herman tells Radar Online. “The fact that Amanda wants to do hip hip music means that Chinga Chang is the best place for her to do this.” Herman, who has “reached out to Amanda’s attorneys to negotiate the deal,” is already looking to get her first hip hop feud up and running: “I think she’s more gangster than Drake,” he says.


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