Hollywood film director Woody Allen has denied renewed allegations of kid abuse following the Sunday evening premiere of HBO docuseries Allen v. Farrow.
The sequence takes a detailed take a look at Allen’s relationship together with his ex-partner, Mia Farrow, and the a long time of child-abuse accusations levelled in opposition to the director.
Co-directed by Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick, Allen v. Farrow, amongst different issues, explores the accusations made by the couple’s daughter, Dylan Farrow. Dylan first accused Allen of sexual assault in 1992, claiming her adoptive father molested her on the age of seven of their residence. Allen, now 85, has repeatedly denied the allegations over a number of a long time.
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On the time, the accusations had been investigated, however Allen was by no means prosecuted and the New York Division of Social Providers discovered “no credible proof” that something untoward ever occurred.
The primary episode of the four-episode docuseries appears to suggest that Allen had groomed Dylan since she was a baby.
In a joint assertion to The Hollywood Reporter, Allen and his spouse, Quickly-yi Previn, once more denied any sexual abuse. The pair stated they had been approached to contribute to the docuseries lower than two months in the past, however declined.
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Dylan Farrow on Woody Allen sexual abuse allegations
“These documentarians had little interest in the reality,” reads the assertion. “As an alternative, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to place collectively a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods.”
“As has been recognized for many years, these allegations are categorically false,” it continues. “A number of companies investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow might have been led to consider, completely no abuse had ever taken place. It’s sadly unsurprising that the community to air that is HBO — which has a standing manufacturing deal and enterprise relationship with Ronan Farrow. Whereas this shoddy hit piece might achieve consideration, it doesn’t change the info.”
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In a 2018 TV interview with Gayle King, Dylan denied that she had been “brainwashed” into making the allegations in opposition to her father.
Farrow and her son Ronan will make appearances in later episodes. Moses Farrow, a brother to Dylan who beforehand defended Allen in opposition to any sexual allegations, declined to participate.
As of this writing, Farrow has not responded to Allen’s remarks.
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