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Mackenzie Phillips' stepmoms slam her allegations
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And The Papas' singer John Phillips' ex-wives Michelle Phillips and
Genevieve Waite have lashed out the allegations made by Mackenzie
Phillips, who is his daughter with first wife Susan Adams, against
him. They have claimed although John was a drug addict, he was a
Mackenzie Phillips has revealed in her new memoir 'High on
Arrival' that she was drugged and raped by her musician father. Her
consensual incestuous affair with him began when she was 19 and it
lasted a decade. However, Genevieve Waite, John Phillips' wife
during a portion of the alleged affair, has denied Mackenzie's rape
"John was a good man who had the disease of alcoholism and drug
addiction. He was incapable, no matter how drunk or drugged he was,
of having such a relationship with his own child," Associated Press
quotes Genevieve Waite saying.
Mackenzie's stepmother Michelle Phillips sharply disputes the
allegations of incest. She says, "I have every reason to believe
it's untrue. Mackenzie has a lot of mental illness. She's had a
needle stuck up her arm for 35 years. She was arrested for heroin
and coke just recently. She did 'Celebrity Rehab' and now she
writes a book. The whole thing is timed."
Although Mackenzie Phillips alleges her father as incest, she
has lot of compassion for him. So calls her dad 'a good man'. She
writes in her tell-all-book, "I am sharing my truth in the hope
that it helps other incest survivors."
However, John Phillips was the chief songwriter and leader of
the singing group 'Mamas And The Papas'. John Phillips was married
four times. His first wife Susan Adams is Mackenzie Phillips'
mother. He was the father of Jeffrey Phillips, Mackenzie Phillips,
Chynna Phillips, Tamerlane Phillips, and Bijou Phillips. He died
eight years ago.