Lindsay Lohan Claims She Personally Handled Whitney Houston's Body Bag

by Antoinette Bueno 12:11 PM PDT, September 15, 2014
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Lindsay Lohan is still full of surprises.

In a new interview with The Telegraph to promote her starring role in Speed-The-Plow in London later this month, Lohan implies she personally handled the late Whitney Houston's body bag when she was sentenced to four months of community service at the L.A. County Morgue in late 2011 to early 2012.

Lohan, 28, calls the experience of working 12-hour shifts at the morgue "f*cked up and inappropriate."

" ... A lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it. Lohan can,'" she says. "It's different for me than it would be for other people -- like, no one would really have to work at the morgue in L.A. and roll a body bag for Whitney Houston."

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Though the Coroner's Office of course, tells a different story.

"Not true. There are a few problems with the story," the Coroner's Office said in a statement to ET Monday. "Ms. Lohan may well have cut and folded plastic (we do not use body bags), doubtful that there was any connection other than our normal day to day activity."

In the new interview, Lohan also claims that despite past reports of her less than stellar work ethic on movie sets, she's taking her new stage role very seriously.

"I'm there. I'm there early," she says. "And the next day, I'm up at 7 a.m. And I'm 10 minutes late -- 10 minutes late -- and I'm like, apologizing. I was crying yesterday. I was like, 'I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry, I'm 10 minutes late.' I felt bad, I felt bad."

As for how she's so negatively perceived in the press, Lindsay says she "doesn't understand it."

"Living a life in the public eye -- that, I could have taken more responsibility for," she says. "But I didn't know how. Honestly, I didn't know how. I didn't realize it -- I've never Googled myself, I don't understand it."

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… Let's just say all her legal drama might have something to do with her controversial image.

Check out the video below for her well-publicized court appearance last March.