TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

Ryan O'Neal

I'm Desperate To Keep Farrah Painting

'Or I'll Die!'

12/13/2013 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

121213_ryan_o'neal_launch
Ryan O'Neal is a desperate man ... telling TMZ if he's forced to give up a famous Warhol painting of Farrah Fawcett ... it will kill him.

O'Neal may have been overly dramatic when we saw him Wednesday night outside Palmeri ... but he was clearly anxious about the outcome of his court case involving the portrait.

The University of Texas has sued O'Neal ... claiming it rightfully owns the Warhol ... since Farrah left her entire art collection to the university in her will. 

O'Neal -- who was with Farrah for years -- claims the artist gave the painting to him personally ... so he's fighting in court to hang onto it. 

He tells us, "I gotta win ... or I'll die."

44 COMMENTS

No Avatar
31.

angie    

Say what you want about him but i respect him for the fact that he stood by Farrah and lovingly cared for her til the end.

315 days ago
32.

Cathy    

Who cares who gets the stupid overvalued painting/silkscreen. RIP anyway Ryan

314 days ago
33.

Rod    

Reserve a room for Ryan in the closest Nut House!...

314 days ago
Previous 15 Comments | 1 | 2 | 3

Around The Web