Amanda Bynes Transfers to UCLA Psychiatric Facility, Hides Under Blanket: Picture

Celebrity News Aug. 16, 2013 AT 1:00PM
Amanda Bynes leaving the Hillmont Psychiatric Center Hospital Amanda Bynes was photographed hiding under a blanket while transferring to a psychiatric facility at UCLA Medical Center on Aug. 15. Credit: Ability Films; inset: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Amanda Bynes is moving to a new psychiatric facility. After being hospitalized on an involuntary 5150 psychiatric hold on July 22, the 27-year-old troubled actress stepped out for the first time to travel to UCLA Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 15, TMZ reports.

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Bynes covered her body and face with a white sheet while leaving a psychiatric facility in Ventura County. The Easy A star appeared to be wearing a bright blue wig on her head and only socks on her feet while walking to a black SUV.

According to TMZ, Bynes' mom Lynn, who was granted temporary conservatorship over her daughter on Aug. 9, wanted her transferred in order to receive the best psychiatric care.

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On Aug. 9, TMZ reported that a judge granted doctors' request to extend Bynes' psychiatric hold for an additional 30 days. For the extension to be granted, it required the patient to be "gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder."

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Bynes was initially placed under psychiatric care on July 22, after allegedly starting a fire in a stranger's driveway in her hometown of Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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