Entertainment News: farrah fawcett
Redmond O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Farrah Fawcett, is back behind bars and his probation has been revoked after he admitted that he used methamphetamine while serving time in a rehab facility, court officials said.
The 26-year-old has battled substance abuse and has been in and out of jail for years. In late August, he pleaded no contest to felony possession of heroin and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was sentenced to to five years of probation and ordered him to undergo treatment at a facility for one year.
Red Hot Right Now
Redmond O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Farrah Fawcett, has been ordered to complete a rehab program after pleading no contest to felony possession of heroin and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, charges that could have landed him back in jail.
The 26-year-old entered his plea at a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, August 24. Redmond O'Neal was detained near the city earlier this month for a suspected traffic violation. Authorities said they found heroin in his vehicle and after they executed a search warrant at his apartment, they also found a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun in his residence.
Redmond O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Farrah Fawcett, was charged with felony possession of heroin and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on Thursday, August 4, following his arrest earlier this week.
The 26-year-old has battled substance abuse for years and has been to jail before. He is currently on probation, given for a 2009 drug case. If convicted of his latest charges, he could be sentenced to prison for three years and eight months, the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said in a statement to OnTheRedCarpet.com.
Griffin O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late actress Joanna Cook Moore, was hospitalized after a car crash in San Diego County on Tuesday, officials said.
Police said the 46-year-old was heading east on San Pasqual Valley Road in Escondido when he veered into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle.
Redmond O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and late actress Farrah Fawcett, was detained on Tuesday, August 2 on suspicion of heroin possession, following years of drug-related arrests and rehab stints.
Police officers pulled over the 26-year-old in Santa Monica, California, after he allegedly drove through a red light, the Los Angeles Times reported. They later found heroin in his vehicle, the publication quoted a police spokesperson as saying.
Ryan O'Neal is wondering if he and his children, including his daughter Tatum, helped spur his partner Farrah Fawcett's cancer, which ultimately led to her death two years ago.
The feather-haired blonde bombshell, known best for her role as a sexy detective on the hit 1970s show "Charlies Angels", died of anal cancer at age 62 on June 25, 2009 - the same day Michael Jackson, Tatum O'Neal's ex-boyfriend, died at age 50.
Farrah Fawcett's red swimsuit from her iconic 1976 poster will join the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History collection on Wednesday, on what would have been her 64th birthday, reports The Associated Press.
The suit was presented by Fawcett's longtime companion Ryan O'Neal. The actor says the former "Charlie's Angels" star always intended to give her suit to the museum. "They asked her years ago for the bathing suit," he told the wire service. "So it was always in her plan."