The recordings were taken last week by Bynes' West Hollywood roommates, and TMZ claims members of her family "wanted [them] to post the audio" because it "could be a wake-up call for medical professionals to intervene and get her help." Amanda's parents recently gave up their conservatorship over their daughter, hoping to transfer it to a mental health professional.
In the first recording, Amanda mentions calling her mother and threatening her, as well as her desire to harm her father. Though she stresses that she would not carry out what seem to be murderous day dreams, the audio is quite troubling:
In the second recording, she goes on a confusing rant against a friend, telling him, "You're so gay it hurts my feelings":
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