Being in the public eye is tough on families. While many ordinary people have spats and reconciliation, those who do so publicly have a lot more pressure on them, and many more people know about their dirty laundry.
Actor Ryan O’Neal and his daughter Tatum O’Neal have had issues through the years, to put it lightly.
In 1973, they both starred in “Paper Moon,” and Tatum won an Academy Award for her performance at just 10 years old. Growing up famous left its mark on the young girl, and both she and her father struggled with addiction.
Estranged for nearly a quarter of a century, their disagreements haven’t exactly been private.
In 2004, she published “A Paper Life,” which described in detail how dysfunctional her relationship with Ryan was.
Years later, it was Farrah Fawcett’s return to care for Ryan after he was diagnosed with