The Word: Ronan Farrow on the Sinatra rumors

Sinatra, Farrow, Allen. You decide. Credit:  Getty Images
Sinatra, Farrow, Allen. Do the genetics even matter? Credit:
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Ronan Farrow is doing his best to weather the attention kicked up after his mother, Mia Farrow, told Vanity Fair that Frank Sinatra might actually be his father instead of Woody Allen. Sinatra was the love of her life, she says, adding that “we never really split up.” “Of course, it is a distraction. But I take it in stride. Look, we all have our family histories to bear,” he tells Vulture about the story.

“I appreciate how hilarious it is. I mean, it’s a ridiculous situation. That said, I’m pretty unfazed by it in substance, because it’s been out there both publicly and privately for so long. I grew up in a family with 10 adopted siblings, so if anything I consider it an insult to them to obsess too much over the question of genetic provenance.”


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