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Farrah Fawcett faces court battle over 'Farrah's Story'

May 14, 2009 |  2:43 pm

Farrah Fawcett details her fight against cancer in the documentary "Farrah's Story" that is to air Friday night on NBC. Last night, the two-hour special screened at the Paley Center in L.A. with her long-time love Ryan O'Neal introducing the event. Among the most gripping of scenes were those depicting the loss of Fawcett's famous tresses to the effects of chemotherapy.

"Farrah's Story" could compete at the Emmy Awards as either outstanding nonfiction special or for the juried award for exceptional merit in nonfiction filmmaking. But before being judged by Fawcett's TV peers, it seems that the documentary is to be considered by a court of law.

Farrah Fawcett Ryan O'Neal Farrah's Story NBC Emmy Awards TMZ is reporting that Fawcett's one-time producing partner Craig Nevius is "suing for a declaration from the court that he has a binding deal to manage the project. He's also suing for damages." The pair worked together on the 2005 TV Land reality series "Chasing Farrah" and Nevius alleges he was pushed out of this project by O'Neal and Fawcett's friend Alana Stewart, who shot much of the footage.

As Stewart told People last week, "It was never meant to be a documentary. Farrah just took her little hand-held camera to the doctor one day." It was on that 2007 doctor's visit that Farrah Fawcett was told her cancer had come back. She had been diagnosed with anal cancer the previous year and thought she had beaten the disease. With conventional treatments no longer working, Fawcett went to Germany to pursue alternative therapies.

Fawcett has been an outspoken advocate for early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer. She has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of this disease. And by documenting her own struggles, she will make viewers aware of the need for testing and research. She narrates the documentary, which also includes footage of a recent visit from her son, Redmond O'Neal, who has entered a drug court program.

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Farrah Fawcett faces court battle over 'Farrah's Story'
In Los Angeles, died actress Farah Fawcett. She was ill with cancer, which doctors were unable to cure. 62-year-old Fawcett left Hollywood a few roles and a film about his life. Thank you

It is really sad thatsuch situation occurred with this gorgeous women. Looking at her photos in the younger age one cannot bellieve that this is the same person. She desrves the respect for the forces that she had found in herself to fight such a horrible disease.

Farrah Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009)was an American actress. A multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she first appeared as private investigator Jill Munroe in the TV series Charlie's Angels in 1976. Fawcett later appeared off-Broadway to the approval of critics and in highly rated television movies in roles often challenging (The Burning Bed, Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, Margaret Bourke-White) and sometimes unsympathetic (Small Sacrifices). Fawcett was also a pop culture figure whose hairstyle was emulated by millions of young women and whose poster sales broke records, making her an international sex symbol in the 1970s and 1980s.

TO: faceswithin----
Do you not realize this is a site for wishing Ms.Fawcett well? Not for rambling on.While I'm sure she'd of been very interested in your plight,I doubt seriously she's reading this. If anyone is it would be her family and friends. And try as I might to totally make heads or tails of what you've written I can't.But one thing is certain.Someone hurt and upset you.For that I am truly sorry. But please please keep this site for what it is intended.

Wish you all the best. Your fight has been made very public. Your fans are pulling and praying for you. If I am calculating correctly that over 9 million prayers. Amazing! Hope you find your strength to keep fighting. Love you!

FARRAH-I HAVE BEEN YOUR FAN SINCE THE 70'S..I LOVED YOUR SHOW AND YOU..I PRAY THAT GOD TAKES AWAY YOUR PAIN AND YOUR SUFFERINGS..I PRAY FOR YOU SON SINCE I TOO HAVE AND ONLY SON SAME AGE AS YOUR..GOD BLESS YOU FOREVER FARRAH LOVE YOU.....

I pray for he to heal as I do for my older sister which now is dieing of cancer. But I want to say I live to fight child rape. I was beat raped and locked in a box as a child. I'm 56 years old now I want to see this end in my life. where no more liffe kids get raped. I was listening the other night on Larry King he had some one on that hears ghost. He said that for giveness is so healing. That a woman that had no life and no one in her life found out that the person that had rape her as a child was also raped. I hope that ever one knows this is a lie. Men that get raped don't rape kids. Its up to each of us to know evil from good. I will not let this be for given. Till there are none of them on earht. There kids that is like up there with forgiving Hilter I think one can for give the people under him that weren't doctors but no more.
Max

Watched your special Friday night. I recently lost my father .October 6,2008 to be exact. When you were reading the letter to your son. The one of how you'll be there.I saw the sencerity in your eyes ,heard it in your voice. And broke into tears ,as I realized I am not alone.My father is still here for me. Thank you for conveying to me that even in death you all as parents do not leave us. I am so sorry this illness has you in it's grip. I wish with all I am you had over come it. I will hope and pray daily that your sons life turns around for the better. But I do believe you'll be able to guide him unknowingly from heaven.You are truly a good and generous person. And yes I believe God will allow you to dip your wings after a storm rolls thru. Bless you Farrah Fawcett. Your an inspiration to many...May God keep you warm and comfortable until your time to go home comes.

Estimada Farrah: Me entere de que su padecimiento le hace pedir a Dios un milagro, este puede ser el que ponga un poco mas de atencion en su alimentacion y tecnicas de respiracion para fortalecer el sistema inmunoligico y su organismo obtenga las fortalezas necesarias para combatir su malestar.
Le recomiendo que tome una cucharada de aceite de oliva cada tres horas por unos tres dias, dejando de tomarlo por las noches y reiniciando a la maniana siguiente, despues de este tiempo tomelo solo al levantarse en la maniana y antes de acostarse por la noche o tarde.
Como agua de uso tome un te de semilla de linaza, ya sea frio tibio o caliente. Esto que le recomiendo es un preparado que ha servido a mucha gente que ha confiado en la maravilla de la naturaleza para reestablecer su salud. Mi recomendacion tambien se basa en que personalmente y gracias a mis creencias religiosas de las tecnicas alimenticias y respiratorias del AVESTA, redescubiertas por nuestro Gran Maestro Espiritual. Si desea mas informacion me puede contactar por medio de esta diraccion de correo. Porfavor, no consuma nada que tenga carne de animal muerto. Y rspire profundamente haciendo largas exhalaciones y retirando todo pensamiento de malestar, enojo, humildad, etc. USTED PUEDE SANAR, ES UNA PERSONA QUE MERECE VIVIR.
QUE DIOS NOS LA CONSERVE POR MUCHO TIEMPO SANA.

Dear Farrah, I attended St. Patrick School, Corpus Christi, TX with you. I am so proud of you for making the documentary. My hopes and prayers for a speedy and complete recovery for you.

Dearest Farrah,
I hope you know how much you are loved and adored. I pray for you to not have to continue suffering and suffering from the poisons that you have endured like a soldier.May God have mercy on you and your loved ones.

Ms. Farrah,
My prayers are with you and your loved ones...I watched your story through laughs and ton of tears....its hard babygirl I know, I am a cancer survivor....Be Blessed and know that God is with you and "RED," always...no matter what happens find your courage and wisdom in him.....LOL from a fellow "TEXAN."

[***dear mr. o'neal - i am not 'wishing' miss fawcett further pain - i am publishing this for you and her family/friends/fans - the pain never goes away from the survivors - it has been more than 30 years since the death of my mother - and i still grieve...perhaps what is 'meant' by ever-lasting life is that the memories of people we cherish never leave our spirits. i am sorry miss fawcett has been struck by this horrendous disease.***]

I heard my mother sentenced to die...
from a man of ethical profession
Who was not my father

In a hospital hallway
where blood is never allowed or seen
Because blood
is associated with suffering

And there is no suffering here
Because it is overcomeby clouds of ammonia disinfectant
Where nurses with needles
inject mindlessness on demand
to ease you into anterooms of death certificates
waiting to be filled out

By supposed healers
Hiding behind gauze masks
In this special place
where my mother was sentenced to die
so matter of factly

by a man who was a surgeon
Who would see none of my mother’s tears
When she would stare in a mirror
Touching the puckered purpled skin
where mastectomy scars would never heal
And no one would ever seeas her fingers traced memories
in breathless moments of warm lips
that has vanished with the cold stainless touch

from a stranger slicing away her life’s supposed beauty
Breasts removed by a man
with words that strangle all hope in the malignancy of existence
And I heard my mother sentenced to die
From a man of ethical profession
who never witnessed my father’s face
while he lifted my embarrassed mother
in his arms from off the foul-stained bed sheets
No longer able to control herself

in that phase of remission as transient as day-lilies
While we stood around in hushed reverence
as if we were already in some church at prayer
Hearing only my father’s voice of helplessness

Swearing to us that cancer
Is now a tarot-card of recurring curse
And I heard my mother sentenced to die
From a man of supposed compassion who never asked
Why she always felt so cold
And never saw the sweater she always wore
Even in the yellowing of summer
As we watched her shrivel
From the chemicals and radiation
Into the bald hollows of her dull eyes
Which never saw
My father’s dim reflection ever after
In a mirror where his fingers rubbed
Over-and-over touching that sore place
As if he could bring back breathless moments
Long after the final passion.
Posted by Jaimot's Jargon at 12:04 PM
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She should get some Lactoferrin and start taking it three times a day it might pull her through!

dear farrah,i hope that you read this message.i have been your fan for a long time and what you are going through you now is emotional. you will get through this i pray that your answer to your prayers will come soon. there is a scripture that i want to share with you beloved,i pray that you may proper in all things and be in health just as your soul prospers. believe me this will help you out alot. please read it daily. god bless you astrid

Vultures are circling

farrah the blessed virgin is offering reprieve to u if you acknowledge her as the queen of heaven if u are cured she will give u many blessings if you acknowledge her as the queen of heaven she hears ur prayers in

Farrah,

If you're reading this remember that millions of people have had a little sunshine added to their lives with the happiness you brought. You are a lovely lady and we all are with you whether you win or not. Of course we want the best, but our hearts are yours Farrah. You're simply the best.

only in america

Craig Nevius has entered into the disgusting human zone. Leave these poor people alone and don't try to make one cent off of their grief.

Craig Nevius = Scum

Haven't they been through enough? Leave them alone for goodness sake! Let her make her statement and give them peace!!!!

Oh, that's nice. Sue a cancer patient. Really classy.

WOW, what a jerk.

Is he broke?

Is he complaining he wants to suck blood from the dying?

Get a job, Craig.

 

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