Is There an O'Neal Family Curse?

Ryan and Farrah have tried to keep the family together under challenging circumstances. Ryan was diagnosed with leukemia in 2001 and Farrah with anal cancer last year.

Farrah released a statement through Access Hollywood: "All your cards and letters have meant so much to me during what has been a very difficult time in my life. So many of you wrote that I had inspired you in one way or another over the years. Well, now you have done the same for me. Your words of encouragement have helped keep me strong during these last six weeks. And now that I have completed my treatments, I am happy to say that the hardest part is over."

Ryan stood by Farrah, and both are now in remission. It's a positive turn of events for the two.

Their volatile relationship has had its troubles, but Ryan told British newspaper The Mail: "We've had our ups and downs, but I was the first person she called when she was diagnosed. I love her. I've loved her for 25 years, and she knows that."

As for the rest of the family, after numerous stints in rehab, Tatum, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her work in "Paper Moon," has resurrected her acting career and is able to be with her children again.

"I am so proud of myself for getting better. I look forward to doing great movies or good TV or just working," she said.

Rothschild said: "It's time now for the O'Neal family to show the world they are united. We all create our own destiny."

Schaffer said, "I think it's their turn for good luck. They're at a time in their lives where they need to kick back and enjoy their lives without drama and controversy. Ryan and Farrah are two of the nicest people I have ever met, and I have no doubt that Ryan will be vindicated in this current case. It's so sad that this is Ryan's problem now when it shouldn't be."

Hopefully, things will turn around for the O'Neals, but as Tatum wrote in her tell-all: "Certain struggles never end."

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