Scoop: LiLo asks for speculation on her personal life to halt

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)

Note to Lindsay Lohan: Good luck if you think your request for privacy on Instagram is going to quell gossip about your latest antics.

On Monday, the actress, 30, told followers that there are “more important things going on in the world” than her relationship.

Yet the post is unlikely to undo the raised eyebrows caused by reports in London on Sunday that she woke up neighbors on her Knightsbridge street when she screamed for help and accused her boyfriend of partying with a prostitute.

In a dramatic video on the U.K Sun website (apparently shot by a neighbor), a woman with an American accent can be could be heard begging for help outside of the posh residence at 5 a.m. Saturday.

The Sun reported that LiLo shouted her name and address and screamed: ‘’Please please please. He just strangled me. He almost killed me. Everybody will know. Get out of my house.’’

“He” would be fiancé Egor Tarabasov, 23, the Russian millionaire she has been seeing for seven months.

Yet when police responded to reports of a person in distress and arrived 10 minutes later, they found no one inside after knocking the door down.

The Sun reported that authorities said no crime was committed and no arrests were made.

KATT WILLIAMS ARRESTED AGAIN

Comedian Katt Williams is in trouble again.

On Monday, Los Angeles police said the performer was arrested on suspicion of battery in the wake of a fight at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City after a female employee told authorities that he punched and injured her.

Williams, who faces a misdemeanor battery count, was released on $20,000 bail. He’s due in court on Aug. 18, the Associated Press reported.

The incident marks the 13th time Williams, 44, has been arrested since 2006, according to the website Inquisitr, which reviewed the various violent incidences in Georgia and California, including Oakland and Los Angeles.

QUICK TAKES

Local indie pop rock musicians Melody Parker and Mark Allen-Piccolo are celebrating the release of their albums “Archipelago” and “Left From Here” on Saturday in the first public performance at Amado’s; the reopened, beloved underground hot spot in the Mission formerly known as Viracocha was saved from demolition, according to the website. Meredith Axelrod opens the show.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Actress and singer Taylor Momsen of Pretty Reckless is 23. … Actress Kate Beckinsale is 43. … Host Chris Harrison is 45. … Actor Jason Statham is 49. … Actor Jeremy Piven is 51. … Actress Sandra Bullock is 52. … Actor Kevin Spacey is 57. … Drummer Roger Taylor of Queen is 67. … Actress Helen Mirren is 71. … Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones is 73. … Singer Darlene Love is 75.

— Staff, wire report

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