"Her frustration was, ' I could have played this role; I could have played that role.
She told Good Morning America in June: "I do miss acting and I have something surprising to tell you - I'm going to start acting again." Revealing she hopes to focus her attention on the TV sector, she added: "Maybe a few guest spots on some shows that I'm a fan of and maybe another TV show where I'm the star of it." Since leaving the spotlight in order to focus on her personal well-being, Amanda also revealed she has her attentions to the fashion industry, and enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising to study her craft.Still thought of as a movie legend today, Amanda is best-known for playing Viola in 2006 rom-com She's The Man, a modern twist on William Shakespeare's gender-swapping Twelfth Night.But the young women also were viewed very differently by the public.By the summer of 2008, Lohan had been arrested a handful of times on drunk driving and drug possession charges, while Bynes' reputation -- at least in the media -- was largely untarnished.HOLLYWOOD actress Amanda Bynes looks like a shadow of her former self on a rare shopping trip after vowing to make a big comeback - seven years since her last movie came out.
The 31-year-old star of She's The Man, Hairspray and What A Girl Wants looked decidedly glum as she did some food shopping with a pal, thought to be her life coach, in Los Angeles.
Wearing large specs and no make-up, the former movie starlet beared little resemblance to the young actress who shared the screen with heartthrobs Colin Firth and Channing Tatum.
At one point the former Nickelodeon star, who began acting at the age of seven, covered her face with her hands.
I am having withdrawals from a certain guy lol :)" she tweeted last week. interesting." Some people took offense at her racial preference, and she took to Twitter once again on Wednesday to defend it.
Amanda has since deleted the tweets but luckily bloggers have preserved them in screen grabs: Amanda's chocolate man is rumored to be rapper Kid Cudi.
She was put under her parents' care after her release from hospital but continued with her volatile behaviour, posting bizarre selfies and video clips online.