Shirley MacLaine says Lindsay Lohan
is diseased by an addiction to fame

Lindsay Lohan arrives for the premiere of the film "Georgia Rule" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York in this May 8, 2007. A week after leaving a 45-day rehab program, Lohan turned herself in to police on July 20 to face charges of drunken driving in connection with a May car crash.

HOLLYWOOD, California (Reuters) — Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine says Lindsay Lohan is addicted to fame.

The 73-year-old star said a lack of parenting in Lohan's life is what had caused her problems that include a DUI charge and going to rehab.

"She has her problems. I don't know what's going on, maybe lack of parenting skills and no boundaries," the Hollywood Mirror quoted MacLaine as saying.

The legendary actress also said Lohan's latest film Poor Things was delayed due to her rehab schedule.

"I think the addiction to fame is a disease.

"Some of these girls are addicted to having their picture in magazines."

The Terms of Endearment star, who is strongly against drugs, also revealed that she had once mistakenly put cocaine in her tea at a Hollywood party.

Lohan recently broke up with her boyfriend Riley Giles. She is said to have been spotted kissing a "mystery man."