In the early 1990s she again reached the Top 10 with the hit single "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough", a duet sung with Don Henley.
She performed and co-wrote with James Ingram the song "Look What Love Has Done" for the 1994 motion picture, Junior.
The actress, who battled substance addiction for many years, said she is currently happy, single, and sober.
“I’m the most content I’ve ever been,” said O’Neal, adding that she’s “the proudest mother in the history of the world.” O’Neal was married to temperamental tennis star John Mc Enroe from 1986 to 1994.
For a while, she was Hollywood's hottest child actor.
But her more mature roles in the 1980s were coolly received. Mc Enroe says he now feels that she may have seen him as a "better version of her dad" and that she used him to try to get back at her father's girlfriend then, Farrah Fawcett.
The couple share three children: Emily, 24; Sean, 28; and Kevin, 29.
Having his dad there, meanwhile, might have raised the temperature with waiting reporters as he has famously grappled with anger management issues.Moore was a drunk who virtually abandoned her children, leaving them starving, shoeless and ragged as well as beaten and abused by the men in her life."My mother had a 16-year-old boyfriend who beat us with switches cut from the fig tree," Tatum said."We were locked in the garage for so long that we ate dog food to quell our hunger."When Moore was arrested for drink driving, Tatum and Griffin moved in with their father, the heart-throb star of Love Story.In his autobiography, You Cannot Be Serious, he has written about "screaming arguments", stormy sex and a first night together that involved drugs."Too often there was anger and distance, instead of intimacy," he writes."It wasn't as though she was saying: 'Let's do drugs.' I was the guilty party also.She first came into national attention in the band Scandal. Her distinctive voice and new-wave image gained broad exposure through video recordings aired on cable music video channels such as MTV.Her debut album Never Enough was well received, and generated a pair of Top 40 hits.It wasn't a particularly romantic occasion." Excerpts from the book were published yesterday by Star Magazine on its website.Mc Enroe, who had had a string of girlfriends, met her at a Hollywood party soon after his third championship win.Mc Enroe and O'Neal were married three months after the birth of their son, Kevin, in May 1986.He believes that, in the early years of their relationship, his wife felt bitter about his fame while she struggled to land movie roles.