Leslie Grossman Says Sober Amanda Bynes Is Ready To Get Back To Acting

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Feb. 26 2019, Updated 12:41 a.m. ET

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Amanda Bynes is back and ready to take Hollywood by storm. Her close pal and former co-star Leslie Grossman has revealed that Amanda is eager to start working in film again.

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During a chat with Busy Phillips on her E! talk show, Busy Tonight, Leslie provided an update on Amanda’s road back to the spotlight.

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"I met her when she was 16 years old,” the 47-year-old recalled. “ And you don’t know what you’re gonna get when you meet a young star of a show, it could be a nightmare. But from the get go, she was the sweetest, the funniest, the most hard working, and just a wonderful person.”

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Leslie starred alongside Amanda on the WB network series What I Like About You. "That show was a really fun and good time in my life,” Leslie insisted, “And we had such a good time doing that.”

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Amanda has had a tumultuous few years marked with mental health and addiction struggles. However, in June of last year she revealed she was now sober.

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"She’s doing fantastic, she really is," the Popular star revealed. "She looks beautiful, and she’s very eager to get back into acting, which I think she’ll have no problem with. I think everyone wants to see her doing something."

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"I think all of us have had tough times in our lives, and we haven’t had to do it in front of the glare of a camera," Leslie added.  "I’m very, very proud of her, I really am. Amanda’s doing great."

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Are you excited for Amanda to get back into acting? Let us know in the comments. 


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