10 Things You Didnt Know About DWTS Chynna Phillips! (Photos)

Chynna on the dance floor

“Hooooooold on for one more day….”

Thanks in part to the movie “Bridesmaid” this summer and now Chynna Phillips dancing for the mirrorball on this season’s “Dancing With The Stars,” everyone you know will be secretly singing their hearts out to this song in their cars.

Oh, our poor children.

Chynna is already one of the celebrity parents tipped to win this season’s dancing showdown, so be prepared to see a lot of her in the coming months.

Before you go look for your old Wilson Phillips cassette tape from 1991 that is most likely hidden somewhere in a shoebox filled with high school love letters, check out our gallery of Chynna and ten facts you probably didn’t know about her.

We’ll be rooting for her this season!


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    Chynna Phillips
    In 1983, Chynna and the Wilson Sisters (Carnie & Wendy) recorded a song-demo "Take me out to the ball-game" under the group name "The Satellites."
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    Chynna Phillips
    Chynna has been married to actor William Baldwin since 1995. The couple have three children: daughter Jameson (born 2000), son Vance (born 2002), and daughter Brooke (born 2004).
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    Chynna Phillips
    Her paternal grandmother was Cherokee Indian and met and married Phillips' grandfather in Oklahoma.
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    Chynna Phillips
    Chynna is the daughter of John Phillips and Michelle Phillips, co-founders of the popular group "The Mamas and the Papas."
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    Chynna Phillips
    Her birth name is Gilliam Chynna Phillips.
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    Chynna Phillips
    She is the half sister of Bijou Phillips, Mackenzie Phillips, Tamerlane Phillips and Jeffrey Phillips.
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    Chynna Phillips
    Chynna made a cameo in Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' "Into The Great Wide Open" video along with Terence Trent D'Arby, Johnny Depp and Faye Dunaway.
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    Chynna Phillips
    In 2004, Wilson Phillips reunited to record their third album California which featured cover tunes from West Coast singers from the 1960s and 1970s.
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    Chynna Phillips
    In September 2009, Chynna's half-sister Mackenzie Phillips alleged in her memoirs that she and her father had a "non-consensual" ten-year incestuous relationship. While both Genevieve Waite, John's wife at the time, and Michelle Phillips, John's second wife, told the media that they did not believe her claims, Chynna Phillips stated on the record that she did believe Mackenzie was telling the truth.
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    Chynna Phillips
    Chynna Phillips was treated for anxiety on Feb. 12, 2010. In a statement made on February 27, her manager Lizzie Grubman said, "After successfully completing her in-patient treatment for anxiety, Chynna Phillips has happily returned home to celebrate her daughter's birthday with her family and close friends." Manager Lizzie Grubman claimed Phillips was "happy to be home with her family. She is in great spirits."