By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Standing ovation: Newly convicted actress Lindsay Lohan was given a standing ovation by Jay Leno's studio audience in her first post-conviction appearance on TV
Lindsay Lohan apparently received a standing ovation from the crowd after a candid interview on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.
In an appearance filmed to air on the US talk show tonight the host asked the troubled actress about touchy subjects including her court appearance and brief jailing, her family and what she's learned from her experiences.
In shock: Lilo apparently told Leno she found the sentence 'shocking' and said it her left her 'kind of numb'
he Mean Girls actress is a late addition to the show, knocking a scheduled guest, Broadway and Glee star Kristin Chenoweth, to another date.
Lilo apparently told Leno she found the sentence 'shocking' and said it her left her 'kind of numb.'
Leno asked Lohan, 'At what point did you realize, 'Oh my God, I could lose this, this could slip away from me?''
'I think that when, you know, being young and being in the position I was in, you don’t really take the time to appreciate what you have and it’s all kind of a whirlwind, and people make decisions for you,' Lohan said.
Off the the studio: Lindsay leaving her home in Venice, California, yesterday afternoon
'But I’m not a kid anymore - I’m 24, I’ve made a lot of mistakes and I recognize that. I’m in the clear now, and as long as I stay focused, I can achieve what I want to achieve.'
The 24-year-old also talked about playing the wife of John Gotti Jr. in the crime family movie, Gotti: Three Generations.
The Gotti film's production company, Fiore Films, has stood by its decision to hire Lindsay, 24, who has been cast to play Kim Gotti, the daughter-in-law of The Teflon Don the late John Gotti.
'She has been cast in this role. She still has the role and we're very excited about her being in the movie,' he said.
Honig refused to discuss how long the movie producers were willing to wait for Lindsay to sort her legal woes.
'She is angry because she has been working so hard on turning her life around,' Folks said, insisting Lohan is clean and sober.
A Los Angeles judge sentenced Lindsay to 120 days for violating her probation by taking a designer necklace, a charge the judge reduced from felony grand theft to a misdemeanour.
The actress's lawyers appealed the jail sentence, Lindsay's fourth, and she was freed on bond after a few hours behind bars.