Lindsay Lohan’s father fires back at casting criticism

Outspoken O’Donnell has gone public with her thoughts about the now-confirmed movie project, in which troubled Lohan will portray the late movie legend – and she’s far from convinced the idea is a good one.

While appearing as a panellist on America’s Today show on Tuesday (24Apr12), O’Donnell said, “The last thing she (Lohan) did good (was when) she was 16. I don’t think she’s right for the role and I don’t think she’s capable at this point to portray that character.”

Lohan’s angry father Michael has since responded by issuing a statement to

He rages, “Who the hell is Rosie O’Donnell to judge anyone, especially Lindsay, who has far more talent than Rosie ever had?

“Lindsay’s talent isn’t limited to being a comedienne or getting notoriety for adopting and raising a bunch of kids. Sure, she has her pitfalls, but she is 25, and how old is Rosie?

“Two failed talk shows, a failed marriage, etc…”