Sunday, October 4, 2009

mackenzie phillips

OK so I figure since I wrote about Roman Polanski yesterday, I might as well keep going and write about Mackenzie Phillips... If you don't know the story, Mackenzie Phillips was involved in a sexual relationship with her father, John Phillips of the Mamas and Papas. It began as an assault on her fathers part and evolved into a consensual adult relationship. California Dreamin' will never sound quite the same. Actually I guess this is another case of a priveleged well off man never being held accountable. He died in 2001. It is a really sad and disturbing story. Clearly Mackenzie didn't have a healthy childhood. She was thrown into the world of Hollywood at a really young age and also addicted to drugs at a really young age. I hope by revealing this aweful chapter of her life she can find a way to move forward and heal.

Her sister, Chynna Phillips from the world famous trio Wilson Phillips and current Christian Singer has some advice for Mackenzie:

"Get the Lord on board".

Her brother Tamerlane follower of Indian Guru Nityananda has some advice for all of us:

"My family is and always will be a decrepit bowl of dog urine compared to Nityananda of Ganeshpuri. That is how great Nityananda is. Worship Nityananda, not the Phillips family. Nityananda can protect you,"

Maybe her family isn't the best source of support...

1 comment:

  1. Senor Reyes:

    I object (again) to your use of a the label, "priveleged well off man", (whom we all know happens to be white)as a negative label. This was a vulgar criminal who was not prosecuted because the victim did not come forward and press charges. How could anyone have known he was such a bad man, who would deserve some punishment for these crimes, if no one told? His crime, throughly depraved, was easily hidden.

    Since his daughter only discussed this, years after he died, how could he be vilified further for not being held accountable? Accountable for what is the question. The answer to that question comes years post mortem, so yes, he "gets away with it".

    But, let's be clear, he gets away with it NOT because he is well off (or white). He gets away with it becuase it was a secret.

    Charlie A.

    (don't quit, neither will I!)