Actors union SAG-AFTRA has brought down the hammer on the Lifetime movie Liz & Dick, stating that “applicable penalties will be paid” by the production if due, in the wake of reports over the weekend that star Lindsay Lohan suffered from exhaustion and dehydration from overwork and that two crewmembers went to the hospital for the same reason.
The union said in a statement: “We have thoroughly investigated this matter and our business representatives have visited, and will continue to visit, the set of Liz & Dick. We have spoken with representatives from the company, and they are fully aware of their contractual obligations.”
The union added, “We will ensure that all applicable penalties will be paid.” A spokeswoman clarified that the union was not, at least at this time, asserting publicly that penalties are in fact due.
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