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Colin Farrell Speaks Out About Angelman Syndrome

Sugardaddy: Colin Farrell


Many a lady has crushed on the Irish actor Colin Farrell at one time or another. His bad boy image, sailor mouth, smoking ways are not what many women would call "father material." But since the birth of his son James, which is Colin's middle name, Hollywood's devilish leading man has revealed a softer, caring side.

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In September 2004, Colin Farrell and his ex–girlfriend Kim Bordenave welcomed their darling son into their lives. While the parents union was not set to last, that of father and son has endured and continues to grow stronger.

The famous Dubliner's son James was diagnosed with a neuro–genetic disorder called Angelman's Syndrome, which is often characterized with developmental delays, stiff, jerky gait, absent speech, excessive laughter and seizures. Previously afraid to discuss his son too much in public, Farrell has taken advantage of his time in the spotlight to discuss the chromosomal defect. As reported in People, he said:

I didn't talk about my son [but] I felt like I was betraying him, like it could be misconstrued as shame, which would be terrible, because he's such a celebration.

It's just different. It's not different to me. He has his own path. He's just brilliant. He's nothing but a gift. As far as I'm concerned he's exactly the way he should be."

Clearly the rugged foreigner is delectable eye candy, but his efforts to raise awareness of Angelman's Syndrome have earned him Sugardaddy status.

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