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10 Reasons Why John Phillips Was The Worst "Papa" Ever

Mackenzie Phillips was on Oprah today to discuss the giant bomb she drops in her memoir High on Arrival: namely, that she had a "consensual" sexual relationship with her father John Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas.


1.) He had sex with his daughter when she was 17 years old.

2.) He didn't consider this rape, but rather, "making love."

3.) He continued to have sex with his daughter for a decade.

4.) He suggested he and his daughter live as man and wife.

5.) He might have gotten his daughter pregnant.

6.) He taught his 10-year-old child how to roll joints, then made her the official joint-roller.

7.) He taught his teenager how to tie-off and shot her up for the first time.

8.) He reinforced negative behavior.

9.) He gave terrible advice.

10.) He didn't do such a great job with his other kids either.

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I didn't watch the entire Oprah video but, are there witnesses to this abuse?

I have a hard time believing stories told by one person of another person who happens to be dead.

Can anyone fill me in?