Amanda Bynes Accuses Father of Abuse, Then Recants (Update)

Bynes’ allegations come after reports that her parents are encouraging the actress to seek mental health treatment at facility

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UPDATE, Friday 12:21 p.m. PT: Amanda Bynes has recanted her accusation that her father was verbally and physically abusive to her as a child.

The troubled actress took to Twitter again, saying, “My dad never did any of those things The microchip in my brain made me say those things but he’s the one that ordered them to microchip me.”


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Amanda Bynes accused her father of “verbal and physical abuse” during a Twitter tirade on Friday morning.

The former actress, who was recently arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Los Angeles, came out with “the truth” about her father on the heels of reports that her parents are trying to get her mental health treatment.

Also read: Why Amanda Bynes’ Meltdown Is So Fast, Messy and Public

According to TMZ sources, Bynes is refusing to cooperate, and was spotted trying to fly out of New York City this week after learning her parents were coming there to take her to a mental health facility.

Bynes said her father asked to have sex with her and exposed himself to her, while blaming her mother for being aware of his advances and never calling the police.

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Bynes, best known for being one of the child stars of Nickelodeon’s “All That” and WB sitcom “What I Like About You,” was a placed in an involuntary psychiatric hold in July of 2013 after setting a driveway on fire. Her mother, Lynn Bynes, was then granted conservatorship, and Bynes appeared to be getting her life back on track.

Since her latest arrest, however, reports — and now her own Twitter feed — have suggested Bynes is slipping into the same messy meltdown she suffered throughout 2013.

Here are her latest tweets: