LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Actress Amanda Bynes turned to Twitter Friday to make several statements about her father abusing her and that a “microchip” in her brain made her say it.

The 28-year-old, who has been in the news often in recent years, started tweeting about her appearance in tabloid magazines before posting that her father, Rick, had her abused her.

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Bynes continued to tweet about the abuse, stating that her mother, Lynn, was aware of it.

A few hours later, the actress posted the following:

According to TMZ, the tweets were sent after her parents attempted to put her in a mental health facility. The site claims she was fleeing New York City, where several stories have been posted this week about her haphazardly riding a bike through Times Square, walking through Bloomingdale’s with one shoe, being suspected of scratching a woman at a nightclub and dancing in a store after attempting to steal.

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Bynes was arrested by California Highway Patrol for driving under the influence in September.

In July 2013, she started a fire in a driveway of a Thousand Oaks home. She was placed on psychiatric hold and spent several months in treatment, during which time her mother was granted granted a temporary conservatorship over the actress. She was released in December.

There were a series of misdemeanor counts filed against the actress in 2012. She was charged in two separate hit-and-run incidents on April 10 and Aug. 4 of that year and with two counts of driving on a suspended license by the City Attorney’s Office.

Bynes is best known for her roles on Nickelodeon’s “All That” and “The Amanda Show” and films such as “Hairspray”, “What a Girl Wants”, “Easy A”, “She’s the Man” and “Sydney White”.


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