Ronnie O’Sullivan’s estranged daughter says ‘he is not fit to be called Dad, let alone Grandad’

Ronnie O’Sullivan’s estranged daughter says ‘he is not fit to be called Dad, let alone Grandad’

RONNIE O’Sullivan’s devastated daughter has revealed how the star has NEVER once bothered to see his 21-month-old granddaughter. The snooker legend, now 44, had told of his delight at becoming a grandfather at 42 — and spoke about how he couldn’t wait to meet tiny Zarah-Ann. But today, in an exclusive interview with this paper, Ronnie’s daughter Taylor-Ann Magnus reveals how the star has shunned her attempts to introduce the tot to him — and claims he only ever spoke to her through a friend. Taylor-Ann, 23, is Ronnie’s daughter with Sally-Ann Magnus, who he had a year-long relationship with in the Nineties. Sally-Ann moved into Ronnie’s family home in 1996 when both his parents were jailed — his dad for murder, and his mum for tax evasion. But when Ronnie’s feisty Italian mum Maria was released from prison she kicked out Sally-Ann and the relationship didn’t last. Even since, Taylor-Ann has barely had any relationship at all with her dad. She said of cue ace Ronnie, who starts his bid to win a sixth World Championship tonight: “He might be world champion to some but he’s not fit to be called ‘Dad’ let alone ‘Grandad’ as far as I’m concerned. “Zarah-Ann will grow up never knowing who he is. He’s made so many promises, but what he says and what he does are so different.” The 23-year-old has only ever met her dad 12 times in her life — and even on those rare occasions he found ...
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