Lindsay Lohan appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on April 26, 2011, in her first interview since being in jail on Friday. Lohan made a surprise last minute appearance on the show and was well received by the audience, who cheered and gave her a standing ovation.
Lohan was sentenece to 120 days in jail for probation violation on April 22, but is free on bond pending an appeal. Charges on necklace theft are still pending, but have been knocked down from felony to misdeameanor charges, which is good news for Lohan. Lindsay Lohan reports to jail - gets Gotti role
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Leno probed about her recent legal troubles. Lohan said the case was ongoing so she could not give many details, but she acknowledged that she was shocked by the jail sentence, saying it left her â€śkind of numb.â€ť
Leno asked, "At what point did you realize, 'Oh my God, I could lose this, this could slip away from me?'"
Lohan admitted that she has made mistakes, saying "I think that when, you know, being young and being in the position I was in, you don't really take the time to appreciate what you have and it's all kind of a whirlwind, and people make decisions for you. ....But I'm not a kid anymore--I'm 24. I've made a lot of mistakes and I recognize that. I'm in the clear now, and as long as I stay focused, I can achieve what I want to achieve."