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Lindsay Lohan Insists Her Scratch Has Nothing to Do With Self-Harm

January 21, 2010 (2:41 am) GMT
After being snapped having a red scar on her arm in early January, Lindsay Lohan claims she has had that mark 'for a very long time.'

has dismissed allegations she has been self-harming to cope with spiraling depression, insisting she is in a "wonderful place mentally, physically and spiritually." The "" star sparked fears for her health after she was photographed with a red scratch on her inner arm in earlier January.

But she insists the mark is years old - and she's urging internet bloggers to stop speculating about her personal life because she's never been happier. She tells gossip website PerezHilton.com, "I've had that scar on my arm for a very long time now - it's funny it's just being noticed."

"I had surgery a while ago for an injury I had when I was younger, nothing having to do with depression or anything of the sort," the 23-year-old actress continues. "Now back off, people! There are more important world issues to focus on!"

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