"Farrah's Story" -- the documentary of Farrah Fawcett's battle with cancer-- is up for an Emmy and ET has the reactions of Farrah's best friend and the producer of the movie, Alana Stewart, as well as the actress' longtime companion Ryan O'Neal.
"This is such a bittersweet acknowledgment for 'Farrah's Story,' because Farrah's not here to share it with us, but I know how honored she would have been to receive this nomination," Stewart says in a statement to ET. "When Farrah decided to share her battle with cancer with the world it was with the hope that she could show others struggling with the disease and their loved ones that they were not alone. I can imagine how enormously proud she is right now that the Academy has acknowledged her story in this way."
O'Neal said of the honor, "For the Television Academy to recognize 'Farrah's Story' with this nomination is such a wonderful acknowledgment for Farrah and her legacy. I know that she is smiling that fabulous smile right now in heaven, and that she is grateful that the show has been so well received not only by her peers in the industry but by the public at large."
"Farrah's Story" is up for an Emmy in the Outstanding Nonfiction Special category. The actress passed away on June 25 at the age of 62. She is survived by her 24-year-old son, Redmond O'Neal, and Ryan O'Neal.
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