In an odd twist, Bynes’ lawyer David A. Esquibias later told the website Michael was “using” the star.
“This guy purports to love Amanda and be a source of emotional support. But, it appears to me he is selling access to her to the paparazzi,” Esquibias told E! News.
Bynes, who hasn’t appeared in a movie since romantic comedy Easy A a decade ago, returned to social media in July 2019 after a one-year hiatus, marking her graduation from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.
It’s understood she is still under her parent’s conservatorship, meaning she can’t get married unless a judge signs off on it.