Amanda Bynes was spotted for the first time in three months on Friday.
The 31-year-old former child star – who lit up teen films such as She’s The Man and What A Girl Wants – was seen with a female friend who was most likely her life coach Joy Stevens.
Hard times: In 2012, Bynes was charged with driving under the influence in West Hollywood.
The 28-year-old New York native also said she still talks to Hairspray vet Amanda Bynes, who had trouble with the law in the past but has seemed to turn a corner.
The star also said Bynes was ‘so much like Penny that sometimes I couldn’t tell the difference.
Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on the Nickelodeon series All That and The Amanda Show.From 2002 to 2006, she starred in the sitcom What I Like About You on The WB. She has also starred in several films, including What a Girl Wants, She’s the Man, Hairspray, Sydney White, and Easy A..