Robert Shapiro has said in no uncertain terms that Lindsay Lohan will do time. But the troubled actress apparently didn't get the memo from her own attorney.
The lawyer, one of the "Dream Team" who successfully defended O.J. Simpson, has not convinced her that she must surrender to a jail sentence, sources say.
This after he spoke publicly about how made it clear he would not appeal her recent sentence and would only rep her if she went to jail. That's serious denial!
People close to Linds say she's been in "obsessive denial" over her surrender Tuesday, when she must begin serving 90 days for violating her DUI probation.
Lindsay is convinced there is still a way she can avoid jail, and that Shapiro will get the judge to overlook her previous screw-ups and keep her a free woman.
Don't hold your breath.
SUICIDE DRAMA? We don't believe for a second that Lindsay is suicidal, but we do believe she's living in denial and scared of jail ... scared out of her mind.
Her previous attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, eventually quit when Judge Marsha Revel made it clear there were no cards to play - and Lindsay had to pay.
The reason it took so long to find a new lawyer is because Lindsay only wanted one who could keep her out of jail and no credible lawyer would promise that.
Not that Shapiro did ... we're as confused as you.
In any case, sources say "there is no way in hell" Judge Revel is going to back down, given the fact that she made an example out of Lohan in the first place.
Lohan's only hope? That checking into rehab early somehow wins sympathy from Revel, and she's allowed to stay there rather than report to an actual jail.
What do you think: Lindsay belongs in ...