Earlier today, Amanda Bynes accused her father of sexual abuse in a series of shocking tweets.
Moments ago, however, the actress retracted her allegations in a fashion that's raised further concerns about the state of her mental health.
"My dad never did those things," Bynes posted on Twitter. "The microchip in my brain made me say those things but he's the one that ordered them to microchip me."
Bynes has spoken about the "microchip" in her brain in the past, claiming that she believes it was implanted to enable the public to read her thoughts.
Amanda spent much of today graphically detailing the manner in which she was sexually abused as a child, and announcing her plans to file for a restraining order against her father.
A lawyer for Rick and Lynn Bynes promptly issued a statement denying the allegations. Just before Amanda posted her latest tweet, Lynn Bynes made a statement of her own, saying:
"I am heartbroken for my husband of 47 years. Rick has been the best husband and father a family could ask for. He has never abused Amanda or our other children physically or sexually. These accusations are horrible and could not be further from the truth."
As it becomes increasingly clear that Amanda is in desperate need of psychiatric evaluation, sources say Lynn Bynes is making an emergency trip to New York to attempt to convince her daughter to seek treatment.