Amanda Bynes' Parents Enable Her Hospitalisation After She Tweeted That Her Father Implanted A Microchip In Her Brain

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Amanda Bynes said that her father had implanted a microchip in her brain, which made her tweet abusive charges against him for sexual abuse. This has been called "horrible" by her mother, but the "microchip" tweet would also help her parents to make her remain in a mental hospital, according to fox8.com.

Bynes, 28, had got admitted to a Pasadena, California, mental facility. It was an involuntary emergency psychiatric admission last Friday. Her admission to Las Encinas Hospital came hours after Bynes posted a number of tweets charging her father of "verbally, physically and sexually" having abused her. A series of offensive tweets were reported by cosmopolitan.com, that brought out a flood of reactions in Facebook.

But a short time later she deleted all her earlier tweets and wrote something different.

Amanda then went to Los Angeles from New York, and told reporters at the airport that she had come in order to file a lawsuit against her father and mother. A limo driver came to take her to a lawyer's office in Pasadena, according to his promise. But instead, she was taken to the hospital, which looked like an office park. Her parents' legal advisor was there.

Even though Amanda Bynes should be admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the authorities did not force her to join one, as she refused to believe that she had to be admitted, said Dr. Carole Lieberman, a Los Angeles psychiatrist, according to fox8.com. Even if psychiatrists at Las Encinas Hospital wanted to keep her in hospital beyond 72 hours, they had to convince a mental health referee that she posed a threat to everyone, or was disabled.

However, not just her tweet, but even her past history of bad behavior and many criminal charges make her open to mental incarceration. She was taken into custody at Sherman Oaks, California, last month. She was accused of shoplifting too. Last year, she was hospitalized for treatment. In May 2013, she had tossed some drugs out of the window, for which she was arrested.

Last year, her parents had got convinced that she was improving after her mental illness. However, the latest episodes prove otherwise. In order to attend the hearing at the hospital, the parents would need an invitation from Amanda. They have not asked for a judge's permission to attend the hearing. If Bynes is again put under conservatorship under her parents, they need to employ a psychiatrist to help the family weather it.

While her story is going viral, there are a number of people who are concerned about her. "When the story stops being funny and starts getting concerning, we're washed over with a wave of guilt for our possible complicitness in her dangerous behavior. Did giving her the attention in the first place contribute to the breakdown? Are we part of its cause?" asks Kevin Fallon, in The Daily Beast.

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