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Mischa Barton won't attend premiere after medical problem



Tbd-mischabarton071709 Don't go looking for Mischa Barton at Thursday night's premiere of Homecoming, because she's not attending, a day after calling the LAPD to help her with some sort of medical condition. What condition? Why, you know that's too much to ask!

"We assisted her with a medical issue and removed her from her home," Officer April Harding told People, saying the 23-year-old actress called the cops at 3 a.m. on Wednesday. No paramedics were involved, Harding says.

"Police were involved due to Ms. Barton's celebrity status, to safely transfer her to medical treatment as per doctor's orders," her publicist Craig Schneider told the mag. He said that she is now "okay and resting."

So now the cause is a tossup; Juice* handicappers had put an eating disorder at 5-4, while drug use is a slightly less plausible 7-2. Then Access Hollywood went ahead and reported that the call was to put Mischa under a 5150, the L.A. order to put someone away for as long as 72 hours until psychiatric evaluation, just like Britney Spears got. Who will give us 2-1 on a nervous breakdown?

[Photo: Mischa on June 27. Getty Images]

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:46am]


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