Ryan O'Neal Heartbroken Over Farrah Fawcett's Condition

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This is just going to break your heart.

People.com did an interview with Farrah Fawcett's longtime love, Ryan O'Neal, in which he opened up about Farrah's devastating battle with cancer.

"It's a love story. I just don't know how to play this one," the actor said. "I won't know this world without her. Cancer is an insidious enemy."

Ryan says that Farrah's cancer has spread to various parts of her body, including her liver, and that she is just doing the best she can.

"She stays in bed now. The doctors see that she is comfortable," Ryan said. "Farrah is on IVs, but some of that is for nourishment. The treatment has pretty much ended." 

She has been getting some visitors, like from her co-Angels, Jaclyn Smith and Kate Jackson, and her son, Redmond O'Neal, who was recently released from prison for three hours to see his mom.

The visit was filmed in a documentary, Farrah's Story, which NBC will air on May 15. If you can handle it, you will see Redmond, in his prison jumpsuit and shackles, climbing into his mom's bed and crying. "Oh my gosh, my gosh, oh, my gosh," while he hugs her. 

"Farrah doesn't know Redmond's in trouble," Ryan admitted. "And Redmond is terrified for his mother. 'I don't want to be in jail and have some guard tell me she is gone,' he said to me. I told him, 'She's rebounding.' I lied to him. I lie to her. It's the best thing."

But it doesn't look good at all for Farrah.

The couple traveled to Germany over the last two years, looking for better treatments, but every time they took a step forward, they were just beaten down again.

"At about the halfway point in our trips the news started to get darker and darker and darker," Ryan said. "The hope started to fade. But not for Farrah. She continued fighting. There was always a courage there, and a quiet dignity. Farrah never changed. I fell in love with her all over again because of how she handled this."

So, so sad. Keep them in your prayers.

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