“Doing [the show] just wasn’t what she envisioned for her future,” another source told the outlet before adding, “She’s taking things one day at a time.” The former child star, 33, has been making headlines in recent years for her struggles with mental health but mainly tries to lead a private life.
Although she may not be a part of DWTS this season, former All That castmate Kel Mitchell is in the competition and told In Touch exclusively that Amanda is “doing great,” adding, “She was in fashion school and just graduated and is doing really well.”
The 44-year-old also shared that the actress could make an appearance on the All That reboot. “We have talked about having [her] come through, so that would be awesome,” the Good Burger star said. “She might be in the future. It would be great.”
Amanda stepped back into the public eye by joining Instagram back in September. She shared the news on Twitter debuting her bright pink hair and nose ring. “Hey guys! I’m on Instagram now,” she wrote. “Check me out.”
Since joining Instagram, she has shared pictures from her graduation from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, some of her fashion obsessions and, of course, a few selfies.
After years of sobriety and hiding from the spotlight, Amanda checked back into rehab earlier this year after opening up to Paper Magazine about her struggles with drug abuse. “This time around she realized herself after the recent Paper Magazine interview and spread that she really wasn’t feeling like herself all of a sudden and that she wanted to address that,” her lawyer, Tamar Arminak, said to Access in April. “It was her decision and her choice to address the situation [and] seek treatment, which I think is an incredibly mature way of handling this type of thing.”
At this time, Amanda is currently living in a “sober living” group home. We are wishing her the best and hope to see her on the small screen once again — Amanda, please!
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