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Lindsay Lohan apologises for snubbing Christmas lights switch on

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Lindsay Lohan apologises for snubbing Christmas lights switch on

Lindsay Lohan has recorded a video message apologising for not turning on Kettering's Christmas lights.

The 'Mean Girls' star had promised to take part in the big switch on following a personal invite from local MP Philip Hollobone and Commons leader Chris Grayling after she claimed she didn't know where the Northamptonshire town is.

However, on Thursday (24.11.16), the day of the festive event, the 30-year-old beauty took to social media to tell her fans she will not be taking part because of her "busy schedule".

In a video posted on her Twitter, she said: "I really wanted to make it but with my busy schedule I wasn't able to and I appreciate the offer."

Mr Hollobone said it was a shame that the flame-haired actress didn't stick to her word.

He said: "I think that when you're an international celebrity who says you're going to do something then people expect you to do it.

"I think most of us thought she wouldn't actually come but I think there was a little bit of all of us that hoped she would."

The MP had previously revealed that he had been unable to get in touch with the starlet after she made her promise.

At the time, he explained: "She said she would come and switch on the Christmas lights at Kettering but, despite everyone's best efforts, it's simply not be possible to track her down.

"She needs to know when and where she needs to be. The message is, 'Lindsay Lohan please get in touch, your public awaits.'"

In the end, former 'EastEnders' star Cheryl Ferguson had the honour of switching on the town's lights.