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Bill Maher jokes about Ronan Farrow’s paternity after Frank Sinatra rumors

After a long interview with Ronan Farrow that touched on US diplomacy and the Me Too movement, Bill Maher couldn’t help but sneak in a joke.

The HBO host was complimenting Farrow when he made a passing quip regarding rumors that the journalist’s father is actually Frank Sinatra and not Woody Allen.

‘You’re doing amazing work on a number of fronts, you obviously have your mother’s incredible compassion,’ Maher began, praising actress Mia Farrow.

‘And your father’s steely ambition – whoever that may be,’ he then quickly added.  

Bill Maher joked about rumors regarding whether Frank Sinatra is actually Ronan Farrow’s father when the journalist appeared on his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher 

Rumors regarding Farrow's paternity first began to swirl in 2013, after Mia Farrow told a Vanity Fair journalist that her son's father was 'possibly' Sinatra (pictured in 1945)

And Farrow has been happy to joke about the rumors

Rumors regarding Farrow’s paternity first began to swirl in 2013, after Mia Farrow told a Vanity Fair journalist that her son’s father was ‘possibly’ Sinatra (pictured left in 1945)

Farrow made headlines following the Vanity Fair piece after he hilariously tweeted: 'Listen, we're all *possibly* Frank Sinatra's son'

Farrow made headlines following the Vanity Fair piece after he hilariously tweeted: ‘Listen, we’re all *possibly* Frank Sinatra’s son’

Farrow, 30, chuckled and told the Real Time with Bill Maher audience: ‘He said it’.

Rumors regarding Farrow’s paternity first began to swirl in 2013, after Mia Farrow told a Vanity Fair journalist that her son’s father was ‘possibly’ Sinatra.

Mia and Sinatra wed in 1966, when she was 21 years old and Ol’ Blue Eyes was 50. 

They divorced in 1968 but remained friends until Sinatra died in 1998. 

Farrow, 30, chuckled at Maher's joke and told the audience 'He said it' as people laughed 

Farrow, 30, chuckled at Maher’s joke and told the audience ‘He said it’ as people laughed 

Farrow made headlines following the Vanity Fair piece after he hilariously tweeted: ‘Listen, we’re all *possibly* Frank Sinatra’s son’.

Ever since, many have speculated on how similar the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist looks to the legendary crooner – including Allen.

The filmmaker discussed the rumors in a 2014 New York Times column regarding accusations he sexually abused his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. 

‘Is he my son or, as Mia suggests, Frank Sinatra’s?’ Allen ponders in the piece. 

Many have since speculated on how similar the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist looks to the legendary crooner

Sinatra is pictured here at the beginning of his career

Many have since speculated on how similar the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist looks to the legendary crooner – including his assumed real father Woody Allen

Mia and Sinatra wed in 1966, when she was 21 years old and Ol' Blue Eyes was 50. They divorced two years later, but remained friends. They are pictured here on their wedding day

Mia and Sinatra wed in 1966, when she was 21 years old and Ol’ Blue Eyes was 50. They divorced two years later, but remained friends. They are pictured here on their wedding day

Allen (pictured here with Mia Farrow and Ronan in 1981) discussed the rumors in a 2014 New York Times column, writing: 'He looks a lot like Frank with the blue eyes and facial features'

Allen (pictured here with Mia Farrow and Ronan in 1981) discussed the rumors in a 2014 New York Times column, writing: ‘He looks a lot like Frank with the blue eyes and facial features’

‘Granted, he looks a lot like Frank with the blue eyes and facial features, but if so what does this say?’ 

Allen then went on to attack Mia Farrow’s faithfulness to him and the fact that he paid for child support after the couple broke up in 1992.   

‘Even if he is not Frank’s, the possibility she raises that he could be, indicates she was secretly intimate with him during our years,’ Allen added. 

‘Not to mention all the money I paid for child support. Was I supporting Frank’s son?’ 

The rumors regarding Farrow’s paternity remain unconfirmed, and the mystery lives on.  

Allen then went on to attack Mia Farrow's faithfulness to him and the fact that he paid for child support after the couple broke up in 1992. They are pictured here in 1981

Allen then went on to attack Mia Farrow’s faithfulness to him and the fact that he paid for child support after the couple broke up in 1992. They are pictured here in 1981



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