After Mia Farrow suggested in 2013 that former flame Frank Sinatra could be the biological father of son Ronan – whose father was always said to be filmmaker Woody Allen – a new book claims that it isn’t possible.
The New York Daily News reports that the second volume of James Kaplan’s biography, Sinatra: The Chairman, suggests that Sinatra couldn’t have fathered Ronan, 27, because the “My Way” singer was impotent and incapacitated when the boy was conceived.
According to the newspaper, the book claims that Sinatra was rushed to a hospital in October 1986 for a severe stomach condition known as acute diverticulitis. Doctors reportedly removed a section of the singer’s intestine and he was forced to wear a colostomy bag for several months. After the health scare, Sinatra stayed in Hawaii and Palm Springs, California, with his wife Barbara for the first three months of 1987, when the now 27-year-old Ronan would have been conceived.
“Sometime in March, Mia Farrow, then living in New York and in the midst of her 13-year relationship with Woody Allen, conceived a child,” the book says, according to the newspaper.
The book also claims that Sinatra’s daughter, Tina, said that the singer had gotten a vasectomy well before 1987, according to the newspaper.
[IMAGE “1” “” “std” ]Mia, now 70, was married to Sinatra from 1966 to 1968. She had a longterm relationship with Allen from 1979 to 1992. Their romance ended after it was revealed that Allen had begun a romantic relationship with Farrow’s then 21-year-old adopted daughter, Soon-Yi.
Ronan has himself joked about the Sinatra father rumor, tweeting after Mia’s comments came out that “we’re all *possibly* Frank Sinatra’s son.”
The second volume of Sinatra: The Chairman comes out on Oct. 27.