This may finally explain it all.
Soon we'd begin hearing reports of Amanda locking herself up in a store dressing room and another store's bathroom, while employees were left to wait outside in fear that something truly disturbing or illegal could be happening on the inside.
But nothing could really prepare us for the storm of erratic tweets — messages from Amanda herself that alerted not only us, but seemingly all of Hollywood, that there was something more than 'eccentric' going on with Miz Bynes.
Now we've learned of a second Twitter account, followed and retweeted by Amanda's official account (she only follows 13 on the social networking site). This 'Barbie' character (AKA Malibu Barbie AKA @persiannyc27) appears to be an outlet for Amanda to reveal her darker thoughts: