However, the tension has thawed in recent years.
He even hit on her at his partner Farrah Fawcett's funeral, not recognizing her as he hadn't seen her for so long, he admits.
O'Neal adamantly denied all of Jackson's claims in her 2004 autobiography.
Their in 1992 led to a long custody battle over the children.
The often debilitating disease affects more than 1.
As a result, McEnroe obtained custody of the children in 1998.