So much for that pledge to shut up mercifully until May 13. Michael Lohan will be back in L.A. Monday ... and he's already telling people that he's going to start the legal ball rolling to create a conservatorship for Lindsay Lohan.
That would leave him, or a court-appointed third party, in charge of the actress' finances, career, medical decisions and pretty much her whole life.
Hey, it worked for Britney Spears.
No word if he would actually be granted such a role, but Mike says he'd gladly serve as conservator but is open to someone else in the role as well.
Lindsay is in New York City right now but refuses to see her father, who has been angling to meet with her for weeks. Michael says it's now time.
This photo of Michael Lohan has absolutely nothing to do with this article or his turbulent relationship with Lindsay Lohan. Though in a way it explains so much.
Michael Lohan also says he does not want his daughter to go to jail, and fears that she will die, as do many people close to her and on our staff.
In the immediate future, however, jail is the more imminent threat.
Lindsay Lohan is likely to be jailed because she has squarely violated the terms of her probation in her DUI case and a big court day of May 20 looms.
Michael wants Lindsay in rehab but not a traditional, group facility. He wants to go the Brooke Mueller route - a private home with lots of doctors.
What Michael isn't factoring in, of course, is how that type of rehab is real expensive and Lindsay has no job and is saddled with credit card debt.
It's the thought that counts, though.