Transcript for Ryan O'Neal in Court Battle for Farrah Fawcett Portraits
Farrah fawcett at the center of a legal battle in l.A. At issue, who owns an andy warhol portrait of her, worth millions of dollars. Ryan o'neill says it's his. And now, it's up to the jury. Nik watt has the story. Reporter: She was the EMBODIMENT OF 1970s SEXY. "Charlie's angels." And on american icon. Now, it's her long-time love, ryan o'neill, and the university of texas, locked in a legal battle. Over a pair of stunning faucet portraits. That's great. Reporter: Created manier than 30 years ago, by andy warhol. Your hair is so beautiful. Reporter: O'neil, the "love story" heartthrob, he's in court. If it was a soup can, we wouldn't be here today. It's his lover. The person that he spent most of his life with. Reporter: Problem is, fawcett left artwork and any objects of art to the university of texas, which argued both portraits belonged to fawcett, so both belong to them. One isn't enough? It's not a question of one isn't enough. She said all. And at least in texas, all means all. Reporter: O'neill claims warhol gave one to him that hung in his home, until he asked fawcett to store it during an off-again period during their relationship. She was uncomfortable. Reporter: After fawcett's death, the portrait was spotted once again hanging in o'neill's pad on his reality show. The university wants to reunite the pair. And o'neill wants to give his and fawcett's only child a portrait of his mother. For "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles.
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