Amanda Bynes’ mom files for temporary conservatorship

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Amanda Bynes donned a blue wig for her appearance in court on July 9.

Doctors treating troubled actress Amanda Bynes are asking a judge to keep her in a hospital for at least two weeks, Radar Online is reporting.

The judge is expected to talk to both Bynes and her doctors at her Ventura County, Calif., hospital and make the determination before her 72-hour involuntary psychiatric hold expires Thursday night.

A patient believed to be Amanda Bynes covers up with a sheet as she is wheeled between buildings at a psychiatric center on Thursday.

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A patient believed to be Amanda Bynes covers up with a sheet as she is wheeled between buildings at a psychiatric center on Thursday.

Bynes’ parents are expected to seek a temporary conservatorship over her affairs as early as Friday.

The troubled “Hairspray” actress was sent for the forced psychiatric evaluation Monday night after allegedly using gasoline to start a fire in a stranger’s driveway around the corner from her parents’ house in Thousand Oaks.

‘They just want her to get the help she needs,’ a source said of Bynes’ parents.

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‘They just want her to get the help she needs,’ a source said of Bynes’ parents.

A witness told the Daily News that Bynes stripped off her burning pants at the scene and said her pet Pomeranian had been injured in the bizarre incident.

Unidentified sources told celebrity website TMZ.com that Bynes, 27, is suffering from severe mental illness with “schizophrenic tendencies.”

Amanda Bynes has reportedly refused to see her father while at the hospital.

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Amanda Bynes has reportedly refused to see her father while at the hospital.

Bynes reportedly was lucid for 10 hours Wednesday but then “shut down” when asked about the fire and her erratic behavior.

The TMZ sources said Bynes’ eyes widened and she started to grill the medical staff about the dog she frantically rinsed in a convenience store sink after starting the blaze.

Amanda Bynes’ mother was pictured Wednesday visiting a medical building where her daughter is believed to be staying.

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Amanda Bynes’ mother was pictured Wednesday visiting a medical building where her daughter is believed to be staying.

She purportedly became agitated when hospital staff told her the dog was being cared for by her parents.

“They’ll kill it, just like they tried to kill me,” she allegedly said before turning incoherent and requiring restraints, TMZ reported.

Amanda Bynes used her small dog to hide her face from photographers as she walked around New York.

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Amanda Bynes used her small dog to hide her face from photographers as she walked around New York.

Bynes’ parents have been photographed at the hospital but declined to speak to The News.

According to Radar, Bynes has refused to see her dad, retired dentist Rick Bynes.

“Rick will be there for his daughter, no matter what,” a source told Radar. “They just want her to get the help she needs and recognize that it could be a long process. She’s their daughter, and they are committed to getting her better.”

ndillon@nydailynews.com


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