Ryan O'Neal - Wearing a green military coat Hollywood icon Ryan O'Neal seen leaving The Merrion Hotel, he's in Dublin for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland - 20.03.15. - Dublin, Ireland - Friday 20th March 2015
O'Neal is attempting to stay clear of drugs following his stint behind bars
When Farrah Fawcett passed away after a long and ultimately unsuccessful battle with cancer, her son Redmond O’Neal was serving time for drug charges.
Ryan O'Neal attends the funeral service for Farrah Fawcett at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Following his release in 2012, he’s finally spoken out about the death of his mother. "One minute she was alive and well, everything was good, and then bam! My dad was telling me she died... I was in jail at the time. I didn't even get to say 'bye to her,” explained O’Neal to U.S entertainment news show, Extra.
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A painting of 'Charlie's Angels' star Farrah Fawcett by Andy Warhol is ruled as the property of her former lover Ryan O'Neal in bitter court battle with the University of Texas.
The 'Charlie's Angels' star passed away at the age of 62 in 2009 after a lengthy battle with cancer, leaving her own art collection to her old university. However, when her partner of 30 years was found to have kept one of two portraits by famous pop artist Warhol after it was spotted in a reality TV show, the institution took action in a move O'Neal branded as 'simple greed'.
His defence stated that Warhol, who the couple had known for more than 10 years before the paintings were produced, had created one piece for both Fawcett and O'Neal meaning that one of them was not Fawcett's to give away. The pair, although had been in a relationship for a long time, were never married and lived in separate houses though had a son in 1985 named Redmond, who O'Neal plans to bequeath the portrait to.
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