Celebrated Hollywood actress Lily Collins in her books titled
Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me, has revealed her entire
personal life and experiences and also mentioned about the
relationship with her father, singer Phil Collins.
In her essay, Lily Collins wrote about her father and expressed
her grievance. She stated that her father was not present when she
needed him the most. However, Collins also explained that it was
probably due to his profession, and she has now forgiven him for
"Because my dad was often gone, I never wanted to do anything
that would make him stay away even longer," Lily Collins wrote in
"I became extra careful about what I said and how I said it,
afraid he'd think I was angry or didn't love him. And the truth is,
I was angry. I missed him and wanted him there," she added
In her book, Lily Collins also mentioned about the strained
relationship of her parents and how the divorce of her parents
affected her throughout her life.
"I forgive you for not always being there when I needed and for
not being the dad I expected. I forgive the mistakes you made.
There's still so much time to move forward. And I want to. I'm
inviting you to join me. I'll always be your little girl," Lily
Collins stated further.