Actress Tatum O'Neal Allegedly Suicidal Threatens To Jump Off Bridge 1
Actress Tatum O’Neal Allegedly Suicidal Threatens To Jump Off Bridge

Tatum O’Neal was allegedly suicidal at a LA home and placed under psychiatric hold ‘after threatening to jump off a balcony’, according to TMZ.

O’Neal starred in the 1973 drama Paper Moon with her father Ryan O’Neal. The once estranged pair posed for their first family picture together in 17 years last month.

She is the ex-wife of tennis star John McEnroe; the couple married in 1986, split in 1992 and divorced two years later and have three children together.

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Actor Ryan and Tatum are pictured with the actress’ children back in 2003

Her father Ryan, 79, was a major movie star and was for years with Farrah Fawcett.

Tatum and Ryan, who have both had battles with substance abuse, have had a famously volatile relationship that resulted in a falling out that lasted nearly 25 years.

They began to restore their broken relationship in 2011, which was captured, in part, in the short-lived Oprah Winfrey Network series Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals.

Tatum in 2018 insisted she doesn’t harbor a grudge and is instead determined to live a ‘guilt-free’ existence.

One of Tatum and Ryan’s most bizarre fallings-out occurred in 2009 when they both attended the funeral for his former partner Farrah Fawcett.

Ryan admitted to flirting with his daughter – whose mother is Joanna Moore – at the service without realizing who she was.

He explained: ‘I had just put the casket in the hearse and was watching it drive away when a beautiful blond woman comes up and embraces me.

‘I said to her, ‘You have a drink on you? You have a car?’ She said, ‘Daddy, it’s me – Tatum!’ Continue reading on Daily Mail