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Mackenzie's relationship with dad not consensual

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New York (ANI): American actress Laura Mackenzie Phillips has gone back on her earlier claim that her incestuous relationship with her father, John Phillips, was consensual.

Phillips, 50, who is the daughter of the lead singer of The Mamas & The Papas, retracted her claim of the relationship being consensual on the 'Joy Behar Show" on February 2.

“I"d like to reframe my word consensual," the New York Daily News quoted her as saying. “As I was writing 'High on Arrival", I thought, this word, it kept sitting wrong with me. But I used it for lack of a better word.

“Since then, I"ve been schooled by thousands of incest survivors all across the world that there really is no such thing as consensual incest due to the inherent power a parent has over a child. So, I wouldn"t necessarily call it a consensual relationship at this time," she added.

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