After Lindsay Lohan deleted her Instagram posts and changed her social media bio to read “Alaikum Salam,” people started speculating that the actress has converted to Islam. Her recent trips to Dubai and Turkey further fueled the rumors. Most of her Muslim fans have been supportive of her decision, warmly welcoming her into their faith.
Lindsay Lohan of Parent Trap and Mean Girls fame never hid the fact that she was always intensely spiritual. She confessed in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that she had become increasingly in touch with her spirit while growing up. The heartfelt confession came after she got out of her sixth stint in rehab.
Lohan With A Quran
She went on to being photographed carrying a Quran in her hand during her court-ordered community service in Brooklyn in 2015, reported Yahoo News. The snap went viral, with people giving her a hard time over her choice of religious inspiration. “They crucified me for it in America. They made me seem like Satan. I was a bad person for holding that Quran,” Lohan was heard saying in talk show Haber Turk later. Also, her decision to move to London, leaving America behind, was because she had started to feel unsafe in her own country.
She further clarified that the Quran was a gift from a close friend in London. However, she admitted it had ended up meaning more to her than she could have imagined. “It opened doors for me to experience spiritually, to find another true meaning. This is who I am,” said Lohan.
Has Lohan Turned Muslim?
So naturally, when Lohan wiped clean her Instagram page and replaced her bio with two simple words, “Alaikum Salam,” meaning “and unto peace” in Arabic, people started to assume that Lohan finally decided to embrace Islam as a faith, reported the Daily Mail. Furthermore, in her humanitarian efforts, Lohan mainly focused on Syrian refugees in Turkey. To celebrate the New Year, Lohan took a trip to Dubai. It is unclear if any of those occasions inspired her to make an alleged religion conversion.
Lohan has neither accepted nor denied rumors surrounding her current change of faith. Meanwhile, Muslims on social media welcomed the actress into their religion with open arms. “Im so happy that lindsay lohan found Islam. may Allah guide her and bless her,” wrote a woman on Twitter.
“I heard that Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam? If its true, alhamdulillah. God has shown her the right path to now follow,” wrote another.