Lindsay Lohan Explains F-Word Nails, Complains of "Torture"

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Headed to jail on July 20, Lindsay Lohan resurfaced -- on Twitter -- to defend the expletive scrawled on her fingernail and rail against "torture" in U.S. courts.

Of her eye-raising "F*** you" manicure, the 24-year-old explained to a friend: "Didn't we do our nails as a joke...? it had nothing to do w/court. It's an airbrush design from a stencil."

A little while later, the actress, who was sentenced to 90 days in jail and 90 days in rehab for a parole violation, wrote a diatribe against a "constitutionally perverted" judicial process.

"It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights that.... 'No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.'"

Lohan sobbed in court on Tuesday when Judge Marsha Revel read the verdict. (The probation violation relates to her 2007 DUI arrest). But the actress and fashion designer could spend as little as 25 percent of her 90-day sentence behind bars, due to jail overcrowding.

She added on Twitter: "This was taken from an article by Erik Luna.. 'November 1 marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. But there were no celebrations, parades, or other festivities in honor of this punishment scheme created by Congress and the U.S. Sentencing Commission."

"Instead, the day passed like most others during the last 15 years: Scores of federal defendants sentenced under a constitutionally perverted system that saps moral judgment through its mechanical rules."

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