Her first interview in nearly five years.

Amanda Bynes is back!

Bynes is on the up after a tumultuous public breakdown that lead to an involuntary psychiatric hold. In the time since, she has gotten sober and began taking classes at FIDM in Los Angeles.

The actress gave her first interview to in nearly five years this week – she announced plans to return to acting, and clarified some of the controversial statements she made way back when. Namely, her Tweet asking Drake to murder her ******. Bynes didn’t shy away from it.

“I actually wasn’t being insincere,” she half-jokingly said on The Lowdown. “I was saying ‘murder my ******!’ I was serious, but I was also on drugs.” Damn. Bynes added she had hoped it would get Drizzy’s attention, but the drugs made her attempt at flattery fall flat. “So that was my way of saying: ‘let’s do it, man,’ but I was on drugs and trying to be hilarious.”

Huge props to Amanda for turning things around and even having a sense of humor about her dark days. Watch the clip up top.

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