"I did this to defuse the rumors about my family," Dina Lohan tells TV Guide in its May 26 edition. "The media has just been so horrific to us over the past two years ... I just want to get the message across that we're a normal family."
"I told Lindsay I don't want her on the show right now," Mrs. Lohan says in TV Guide. "Doing reality TV would almost be taking a step backward as far as her career goes."