Ryan O’Neal thinks he may have caused Farrah’s cancer

Ryan O’Neal told Vanity Fair that he believes he may have caused Farrah Fawcett to contract cancer. The couple had a tumultuous on-and-off relationship for 20 years that produced one son, Redmond. He said to the magazine, “I’d love to do it over. I would have been much kinder, most understanding, more mature. I’d lose some of the savagery. I don’t know how she got cancer – maybe some of it was me.” Ryan’s eldest son, Griffin, told Larry King: “My dad’s a very, very violent man.” He said his father was jealous of the attention Farrah got due to her illness, calling him “an absolute complete narcissist in every way.” Griffen also claims Ryan first gave him cocaine when he was 11, so he would sit through a long movie (Barry Lyndon, starring Ryan), and years later provided Redmond with a steady supply of drugs and cash to buy drugs. Watch his appearance on Larry King Live below.

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  1. mandee • August 6, 2009 @ 3:10 PM

    ok first of all, what an idiot. you cant GIVE someone cancer. second of all too bad he didnt think to be nice to her BEFORE she died. third of all, what the hell kind of parent gives their kid ANY kind of drugs EVER?!? let alone when hes only 11!!! man oh friggen man.

  2. Jo-Anne • August 6, 2009 @ 5:48 PM

    so true, mandee..I came across this interview whilst channel flipping and I couldn’t sit through more than a couple of minutes of Griffin’s rant…

  3. mandee • August 6, 2009 @ 6:41 PM

    i didnt even watch the video, i just read what was said in the article.

  4. Mary • August 7, 2009 @ 1:50 AM

    Ryan O’Neal was never a favorite of mine.Griffen sounds very bitter and I don’t blame him he never had a father in O’Neal all that man did was screw up his kids lives. Tatum,Griffen and Redmond. Farrah played it smart by leaving everything to her son. I hope Griffen gets on with his life and stays sober and stays away from O’Neal who is the root of this young mans problems. If he actually did give Griffen drugs at eleven he should be thrown in Jail
    what a low life.

  5. aprilshowers • August 7, 2009 @ 8:01 AM

    I agree with everything that has been posted here on the blog, BUT did any of you watch her 2 hour special that Alana and Ryan taped of her during her last year? You can still love someone but be a bad father and it JUST showed how much he did love her, took care of her etc., BUT that is my ONLY point in Ryan’s defense, otherwise he was not a good father to any of his children (they have all attested to that) and he cheated on Farrah when they first married, so I guess Redmond telling all on Larry was Ryan’s karma coming back to get him for what he had done!! I just pray that Redmond will get clean, if not for himself, for his mothers memory!!

    Hey Jo-Anne,
    When was Griffin on Larry King? I’d like to watch for a repeat?

  6. FUMJA • August 8, 2009 @ 12:24 AM

    HES AN ACTOR. IT WAS ALL AN ACT

  7. aprilshowers • August 8, 2009 @ 12:44 AM

    So was Farrah!! Just because he was an actor does not make him a faker, did you watch the video, as you cannot fake those emotions? If it was all an act, than your real name is AJMUF!!!

  8. FUMJA • August 8, 2009 @ 1:16 AM

    I DIDN’T WATCH IT BUT I READ LAST NIGHT HOW HE CAME ON HIS OWN DAUGHTER RIGHT AT FARAH’S FUNERAL SO HE DIDN’T LOVE HER VERY MUCH AND WHY TURN MY NAME AROUND?

  9. mandee • August 8, 2009 @ 2:52 AM

    “a faker” huh?…

  10. aprilshowers • August 8, 2009 @ 8:10 PM

    If you had of really read about what happened with his daughter, then you would know the REAL story behind it and know that he did not know who he was speaking to until he saw her. Also, when you write in capitals you are screaming at people, not very classy!!

  11. mandee • August 9, 2009 @ 1:44 AM

    oh, i dont care, i just thought faker was a funny word 😛

  12. FUMJA • August 9, 2009 @ 11:36 PM

    IM NOT SCREAMING ANYTHING APRILSHOWERS. ARE YOU SCREAMING OUT CERTAIN WORDS YOU WRITE IN CAPITALS? NOT VERY CLASSY!! IF YOU GO REALLY READ THE ARTICLE ABOUT HIS DAUGHTER AT FARAHS FUNERAL THEN YOU WOULD KNOW IT DOESN’T MATTER WHO SHE WAS, HE DIDN’T REALLY LOVE FARAH OR HE WOULDN’T HAVE COME ON TO ANY ONE. BESIDES, ITS HIS OWN DAMN FAULT IF HE DOESN’T KNOW WHAT HIS DAUGHTER LOOK LIKE.

  13. moondog • August 10, 2009 @ 9:58 PM

    right on fumja
    ryans an idjit

  14. aprilshowers • August 10, 2009 @ 10:59 PM

    FUMJA on August 9, 2009 11:36 PM

    Not worthy of a response, especially to you!!! You do you think you’re fooling anyways??

  15. FUMJA • August 11, 2009 @ 12:14 AM

    WHATS THAT SUPPOSE TO MEAN? ARE YOU CRAZY OR SOMETHING?

  16. mlm • August 11, 2009 @ 9:17 AM

    i think she is.

  17. Cheezynsleazy • August 12, 2009 @ 1:28 AM

    April showers is mad cause Fumja’s right. Ryan shouldn’t be hittin on any chick at his true loves funeral if he really loved her. I must add too that using CAPS doesn’t mean your screaming some people always type that way, get over it.

  18. tributegirl • August 12, 2009 @ 3:55 PM

    True, hitting on anyone at a funeral is just sick. And as far as him thinking he may have caused her cancer, wtf is WRONG with that man??? If he could do it over again, he would “lose some of the savagery”? I highly doubt that.

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