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Bynes’ parents seek guardianship

– A California judge has put off making a decision on whether former child star Amanda Bynes should be placed under her parents’ conservatorship.

Ventura County Superior Court Judge Glen M. Reiser said Friday there is no need for him to make an emergency ruling because Bynes is under a two-week psychiatric hold at a local hospital.

KTTV News reports that Reiser scheduled a hearing on the issue for Aug. 9. The judge also says he wants to meet with Bynes before then.

Bynes’ parents are asking to take over her personal and legal affairs.

Their request comes after a series of increasingly bizarre events. On Monday, authorities say she set a fire in the driveway of a Thousand Oaks home.

– Associated Press