Amanda Bynes has posted a new photo of herself on Twitter.
And you may need to brace yourself for this one, celebrity gossip followers.
Because the former trainwreck of a mediocre actress is actually looking like … GASP! … not all that much of a trainwreck at the moment.
Indeed, the Internet is in shock right now after Bynes shared the above snapshot on her Twitter page late last week.
Users can’t believe just how normal the star looks while sitting alongside a friend at Girasol Restaurant in Studio City, California.
Along with an emoji of two lipstick-laden lips, the troubled D-Lister included a very simple caption that reads as follows:
“Dinner with friends at Girasol.”
Not particularly revealing, we know, but this is the first picture Bynes has posted in 2018.
We last saw her on social media way back in April of last year when Amanda shared the following image, which appears to also depict her and this same gal pal:
In the latest image, the former Nickelodeon child star is sitting with long blonde hair extensions and a basic black top as she prepares to dine at the eatery.
Looks can be deceiving, of course, but she doesn’t appear to be have recently suffered a mental illness relapse, as had been reported in December.
An actress with a seemingly bright future just a few years ago, Bynes fell hard off the deep end back in 2014.
She was often spotted in public, looking disheveled beyond belief, while she frequently rambled incoherently about things such as killing her dad and leaving his body in a ditch.
She was subsequently diagnosed as Bipolar and was scarcely heard from at all in 2017.
But insiders now tell Us Weekly that Bynes is hoping to make a comeback.
“Amanda is going to be graduating from fashion school this summer,” this source tells the supermarket tabloid, adding:
“She is doing so well and is very excited about the next chapter of her professional life.”
Hey, we’ve made plenty of fun of Bynes over these difficult years, but we’d be thrilled if she really did turn things around.
She hasn’t acted since 2010 and has been nothing but an unfortunate laughingstock among those who follow the entertainment industry ever since.
Following several months of erratic behavior and arrests, Byneswas placed in a treatment facility under an involuntary psychiatric hold in 2014.
She was kicked out of L.A.’s Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising this same year.
However, she returned to this same school in 2015.
Us Weekly writes that Amanda “has been focused on school and does want to return to acting.”
There is allegedly “interest” in her, as well, although it’s unclear from whom and for which medium.
In June of 2017, Bynes went on camera with blogger Diana Madison for the first time since her public meltdown, sounding like someone who had herself together.
“I do miss acting and I have something surprising to tell you: I’m going to start acting again,” she said last summer, concluding:
“I want to do TV. Maybe a few guest spots on some shows that I’m a fan of and maybe another TV show where I’m the star of it.”