NEW YORK – Lindsay Lohan (search) missed her own premiere in London Thursday to fly home to her mother for the start of her parents' divorce proceedings.
Lohan was meant to join her co-star Michael Keaton (search) at the premiere of the Disney film "Herbie: Fully Loaded." (search) Instead, the 19-year-old actress flew to New York to be with her mother and siblings.
"She's having some troubles at home," Angela Robinson, director of "Herbie," told AP Television News. "She wanted to go back and deal with her family because she had some personal stuff going on, so we definitely miss her here but I think it's best that she do that."
Her parents have had a public divorce battle, with Lohan's mother and co-manager Dina suing for divorce and her father, Michael, asking for a cut of his daughter's earnings in response.
"He didn't do anything for my career except go out and not come home at night," Lohan told W magazine in April. "So I don't think he deserves anything. He doesn't even deserve my respect."
Michael Lohan (search), 44, was sentenced in late May to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison on guilty pleas to a variety of crimes, including driving while impaired and attempted assault.
Lohan's mother is seeking full custody of the couple's children, alimony and $1 million in damages.