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Amanda Bynes Knocks Down Schizophrenia Rumors Published: April 9, 2014

Long before Amanda Bynes was forcibly hospitalized last July for erratic behavior, rumors ran wild about what ailed the former child star, according to

"There has been much speculation about Amanda's medical condition," her attorney Tamar Arminak tells PEOPLE exclusively. "She has remained silent because she believed it was best to keep her mental health diagnosis private."

"However, she asked me to dispel certain rumors," Arminak continues. "For the record, Amanda does not have schizophrenia, nor has she ever been diagnosed with it."

H/T: Yahoo
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