Entertainment & Arts

Hollywood’s most shameless parents

Times Staff Writers

Michael Lohan’s efforts to “help” his troubled daughter by talking to every media outlet that will have him smacks just a tiny bit of exploitation, but Lindsay’s dad (just a few months out of jail) is not the only parent riding a celebrity child’s coattails.

Dig around and it almost seems that a prerequisite to landing on the A-list is to no longer be on speaking terms with one or both of your showparents. Dig around a little more and you’ll find that’s for good reason.

Here’s a list of some of the most egregious parental offenders.