Sex bites: Mackenzie Phillips had an affair with her father

"On the eve of my wedding, my father showed up, determined to stop it," writes Phillips. "I had tons of pills, and Dad had tons of everything, too. Eventually I passed out on Dad's bed. . . I woke up that night from a blackout to find myself having sex with my own father."


Phillips says that her father had "no boundaries." "He was full of love, and he was sick with drugs." Phillips also says that her father was the person who introduced her to drugs, shooting her up for the first time.


Her father even talked about moving to a country where incest was acceptable. "One night Dad said, 'We could just run away to a country where no one would look down on us. There are countries where this is an accepted practice. Maybe Fiji."


John Phillips passed away in 2001 after suffering a heart attack.

This afternoon, Mackenzie Phillips revealed on Oprah what most of the world found out earlier this week—that Phillips had a 10 year affair with her father, John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas.

In her new book, High on Arrival, Phillips chronicles her life of drug, sex, rehab, divorce, arrests, and a sexual relationship with her father. The  affair, which was a consensual relationship, began on the evening before her marriage to Freddie Sessler, when Phillips was just 19 years old.

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