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Lindsay Lohan makes Christmas lights offer to 'offended' British town

Lindsay Lohan has offered to turn on the Christmas lights in a British town whose Member of Parliament (MP) she offended.

The 29-year-old actress namechecked the town of Kettering, England in a tweet about the British referendum deciding whether the country should leave the European Union (EU).


When the results came in from Kettering, Lindsay, who was watching on television, wrote, "#REMAIN Sorry, but #KETTERING where are you&why is this woman @BBCNews speaking on people rather than TELLING us what happens if UK LEAVES?"


Her remarks offended the town's MP Philip Hollobone who asked a question about the Mean Girls actress in the British parliament.


"At one point she directed a fierce and offensive tweet at Kettering claiming she’d never heard of it and implying that no-one knew where it was," the politician said in a debate led by U.K. Leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling.


He concluded, "So would you (Grayling) support my invitation to Lindsay Lohan to come and switch on the Christmas lights in Kettering this Christmas, thus redeeming her political reputation and raising money for good causes?"


Grayling agreed with the Kettering MP that Lindsay should visit the town and now she has responded on Twitter by saying she'd like to turn on the town's festive illuminations.


She wrote on Twitter, "@MPChrisGrayling and #philiphollobone Direct message me about your offer. Would be happy to light the Christmas tree in #Kettering."


For his part Hollobone was happy to put his disagreement with the star behind him, telling the BBC that her offer to help the town celebrate Christmas was, "fantastic news".