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Mackenzie Phillips Says Revealing Incest With Father Ruined Relationship With Family

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

It’s been close to a decade since Mackenzie Phillips revealed she once had an incestuous relationship with her father, the late Mamas & the Papas si...

4 Words Mackenzie Phillips Would Say To Her Late Father About Their Incestuous Relationship

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.07.2016 | Home

When Mackenzie Phillips first revealed in 2009 that she'd had a 10-year sexual relationship with her father, singer John Phillips of the Mamas & the P...

Mackenzie Phillips' Big Regret About Revealing Her Incest Secret On ‘Oprah’

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 04.08.2016 | Home

When former child star Mackenzie Phillips dropped the bombshell on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2009 that she'd had a 10-year sexual relationship with ...

Movie Review: Dirty Grandpa... Don't Walk Out!

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
Carole Mallory

Dirty Grandpa proves that De Niro can play comedy with aplomb. He certainly is not afraid to make a fool of himself. His courage to play against his image and to risk humiliation is praiseworthy, but the material Phillips has given to him is beneath him.

Bella Donna! Italian Photo Exhibit Gives Insight Into Post War Italian Film Industry

Cator Sparks | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Cator Sparks


Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams and Conversations with Matt Nathanson, Roger McGuinn and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home
Mike Ragogna


Mackenzie Phillips: Incestuous Relationship With My Father NOT Consensual (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mackenzie Phillips now says that the incestuous relationship she had with her father, The Mamas & The Papas singer John Phillips, was not consensual. ...

Celebrities Behaving Badly

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
BJ Gallagher

Sociologists tell us that deviance plays a positive role for society. Deviance shows us what happens with you cross certain boundaries - as well as what and where those boundaries are.

MacKenzie Phillips: Father's Death Was Like A Majestic Oak Falling (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VH1's 'Celebrity Rehab' kicked off its third season Thursday night, and it appears to have been filmed a while back. The cast includes Mackenzie Phill...

Art Is Not Enough

Allison Anders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Allison Anders

Art should never be held above our decency to each other. And when an artist commits a crime, especially a sex crime and especially against a child, we do art no favor by giving artists a break we would not give anyone else.

Mackenzie Phillips Slept With Her Dad

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Susan Harrow

While Phillips's is an extreme case, you don't have to sleep with or have been raped by your dad to feel bad about yourself, your body or your sexuality.

Mackenzie Phillips Scores

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Wolff

As it happens, whenever we follow an incest story at Newser it becomes the biggest story. The Phillips story is even bigger because it's not just an incest story but also a disputed incest story.

Mackenzie Phillips, Child Abuse and Divorce

Belinda Etezad Rachman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Belinda Etezad Rachman

Since the subject of sexual abuse of children is in the news, it might be a good time to review some of the signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse.

Mackenzie Phillips Defends Father Despite Incest, Stepmom Michelle Phillips Calls Her A Liar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP TEXT, SCROLL FOR VIDEO) NEW YORK - Mackenzie Phillips has defended her father John Phillips as "a good man" despite her claims that they had an i...

Chynna Phillips Speaks Out On Mackenzie's Affair With Their Dad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chynna, 41, tells Us Weekly she remembers getting the call from Mackenzie, 49, in 1997 11 years after the affair had ended while she was between fligh...

The Curse of Celebrity Children

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shawn Amos

I got lucky: my father wasn't a junkie, nearly as famous as John Phillips, nor negligent as most celebrity parents. He was just a cookie pusher. I know plenty of Hollywood kids who still struggle with being whole.

Mackenzie Phillips and the Stockholm Syndrome

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Alison Rose Levy

In the aftermath of Mackenzie Phillip's shocking revelations of long term incest with her father, "Papa" John Phillips of the sixties' singing group, the Mamas and the Papas, some people are wondering why the actress allowed the incest to continue for ten years-- into her twenties.

Mackenzie Phillips' Rape: Incest Is NEVER Consensual

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Leo

Mackenzie Phillips could not have given consent. She was 19 and drugged out of her mind and her father raped her.

Mackenzie Phillips Details Sexual Relationship With Her Dad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Don't hate my father," Mackenzie Phillips tells PEOPLE. But in a tell-all book out Wednesday, the former childhood actress reveals that her dad, m...

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

New Tunes On Monday: Green Day, Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood, Tori Amos, Kate Voegele, and Mat Kearney

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Ragogna

Though Tori Amos' career may have suffered from being overly prolific and recording some questionable cover songs, every new album is a bouquet of interesting, intelligent songs for her loyal fans.