Lindsay Lohan: Rehab is a 'blessing not a curse'

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.

Actress Lindsay Lohan will undertake a 90-day stint in rehab Credit: PA/PA Archive

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.