She's just played her in the TV movie 'Liz & Dick' but Lindsay Lohan has revealed she never met Elizabeth Taylor because she was 'too nervous' to join the screen legend for dinner.

Li-Lo - who vamped it up on the red carpet at the film's LA premiere last night - says that despite receiving a ring and a handwritten letter from the late actress she will always regret turning down her dinner invite.

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Seeing red: Lindsay at the LA premiere of 'Liz & Dick'

The 'Mean Girls' actress told U.S talk show host Jay Leno: "She had actually sent me a ring once and invited me to dinner, but I was genuinely just too nervous..."

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  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Lifetime EVP Programming Rob Sharenow, actress Lindsay Lohan and executive producer Larry Thompson attend a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Actors Taylor Ann Thompson, Trevor Thompson, and Lindsay Lohan attend a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Lifetime Celebrates The Premiere Of "Liz & Dick" With The Cast, Crew And Other VIPs At A Private Dinner

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a private dinner for the Lifetime premier of 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for A&E Networks)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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    Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Lindsay Lohan

    Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Lindsay Lohan

    Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Taylor Ann Thompson, Trevor Thompson, Lindsay Lohan

    From left, actors Taylor Ann Thompson, Trevor Thompson and Lindsay Lohan attend a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Rob Sharenow, EVP Programming, Lifetime, actress Lindsay Lohan and producer Larry Thompson arrive at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Lindsay Lohan

    Actress Lindsay Lohan attends a dinner celebrating the premiere of "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Rob Sharenow, EVP Programming, Lifetime, actress Lindsay Lohan and producer Larry Thompson arrive at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: (L-R) Actors Taylor Ann Thompson, Trevor Thompson and Lindsay Lohan arrive at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Red Carpet

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at a party to celebrate Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Taylor Ann Thompson attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Theresa Russell attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Bruce Nozick and guest attend the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

  • Premiere Of Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" - Arrivals

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Taylor Ann Thompson attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Liz & Dick' at Beverly Hills Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The 26-year-old plays the 'Cleopatra' star in the new TV movie, which follows her tumultuous relationship with the actor Richard Burton. And Lindsay reveals the Hollywood star's personal nurse helped give her some extra insight into her life behind closed doors.

"My entertainment lawyer, he knows the nurse that was with her for about seven/eight years," she told Leno. "So I became good friends with her and she was on set most of the days I was working and she actually gave me one of Elizabeth's furs, which was nice of her.

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"It was nice to have the inside things that I didn't know, that when she was home in bed she would karaoke sometimes to (the radio). It's the small details."

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