Lindsay Lohan caused a huge stir when she was pictured carrying a Koran on the first day of her community service at a New York kids’ centre. The images fuelled worldwide speculation that the Catholic-born actress had converted to Islam, but she chose to remain silent on the matter when it hit headlines last year. Now, speaking about the photographs for the first time, Lindsay has confirmed she is studying the religion.

In an exclusive interview, she told me: “I’m a very spiritual person and I’m really open to learning. “America has portrayed holding a Koran in such a different way to what it actually is. “We all believe in something and at the end of the day it all ties to a god or a spiritual adviser.” Lindsay isn’t alone in her change of beliefs — her little sister ALI LOHAN has turned to Buddhism. FULL REPORT