Lindsay Lohan declared that her recent stint in rehab - her sixth - has put her on the road to recovery in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Lohan appeared upset to be asked about her latest rehab stint during an appearance on the David Letterman show.
Mean Girls star was arrested outside a nightclub in Manhattan for allegedly punching another woman in the face.
Actress Lindsay Lohan has told American TV viewers that she sees rehab as a "blessing".
Lohan was pressed by David Letterman in an appearance of CBS' Late Show about her upcoming 90-day rehab stint as part of a plea deal in a misdemeanour traffic accident case.
The troubled star told Letterman that she looks at rehab as "a blessing and not a curse", after admitting that she did not expect his line of questioning.
She added that right now she wants to be healthy and focus on what she loves - her work.
Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan has avoided jail in a plea deal for violating her probation order over a car crash.
Sky News correspondent Greg Milam was in court in LA:
#lindsaylohan accepts plea deal of 90 days in locked rehab unit plus community service and therapy
#LindsayLohan 90 days at a locked rehab, 30 days community labour , psychotherapy 18 mo, admits probation violation but no return to jail
#LindsayLohan Judge says one final thing - she is subject to search and seizure at any time without a warrant by law enforcement.
Celebrity news website TMZ is reporting that US actress Lindsay Lohan has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident this morning after allegedly clipping a pedestrian in downtown Manhattan.
Law enforcement sources said that Lohan was pulling in to park her Porsche Cayenne when - at very low speed - she allegedly hit the knee of a man.