Lindsay Lohan's attorney has said the stories about her attempted escape from the Betty Ford rehab clinic despite international and widespread coverage.

Shawn Chapman Holley said that reports that she was trying to leave the clinic to go and get a soda, or caffeine fix, are untrue.

He told TMZ that the accusations were "absurd and untrue". He added that so far Lohan had received "an unqualified, glowing" progress report from the clinic.

TMZ also helpfully pointed out that there are vending machines in the Betty Ford Clinic so such drastic actions for a Coke would have been unnecessary.