Mackenzie Phillips, who released a memoir detailing her long-term sexual relationship with her father, Mamas and the Papas' frontman John Phillips, now wants to redefine what she called a "consensual relationship" in her book.
Mackenzie Phillips says father, Mamas and the Papas' John Phillips, raped her
"I'd like to reframe my word, 'consensual,'" Phillips told Joy Behar on Behar's HLN show.
"As I was writing the book, I thought...
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Valerie Bertinelli, former star of One Day at a Time, has signed with TBS to star in a new, unnamed sitcom.The vehicle, reports Variety, will feature Bertinelli as a single mom struggling to raise her two kids and run the family business after her husband walks out on her. The Bill Engvall Show, George Lopez and The Drew Carey Show vet Dave Caplan will pen the series. Bertinelli also will receive a producing credit.In an ironic twist, Bertinelli, who once played the child of a single parent on One Day at a Time, will now be playing the single mom. Bonnie Franklin, expect a call from Bertinelli asking for sage advice
and hopefully not about single mom hairdos. Erin FoxRelated Bertinelli to Get Her Own Talk Show Use Our Online Video Guide to Watch More Valerie Bertinelli
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Valerie Bertinelli, who starred as One Day at a Time good girl Barbara Royer, told audiences watching The Oprah Winfrey Show that infidelity and drugs ended her marriage to rocker Eddie Van Halen. But she also shouldered her half of the blame, admitting she cheated, too.The couple married in 1981 when Bertinelli was 20, and she claims she "destroyed" her body keeping up with the rock-star lifestyle. "It took me years after stopping the cocaine before I was able to enjoy a sunrise and enjoy the sound of birds," she said. Van Halen and Bertinelli separated in 2001, and their divorce became final in December. After losing 40 pounds, Bertinelli is currently the spokeswoman for Jenny Craig. She also has a new book out, Losing It: And Gaining My Life Back One Pound at a Time, which she plugged this morning following a One Day at a Time reunion of sorts on Today.What do you think? Does this news shatter her good girl image? Adam BryantRelated: See photos of Valerie Bertinelli ...
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