Woody Allen on Sunday slammed the new HBO documentary series in regards to the sexual abuse allegations towards him as a “hatchet job” that was “riddled with falsehoods.”
The decades-old accusations that Allen molested Dylan Farrow when she was a baby are “categorically false,” the 85-year-old director and his spouse, Soon-Yi Previn, 50, said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.
“Multiple businesses investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow could have been led to consider, completely no abuse had ever taken place,” the assertion mentioned.
The couple broke their silence about “Allen v. Farrow” shortly after the primary of 4 episodes within the docuseries aired.
The collection paints a damning image of the Oscar-winner, delving into the allegation from Mia Farrow’s daughter Dylan that he sexually assaulted her within the household attic in 1992 when she was seven years old. Allen was Mia’s accomplice throughout Dylan’s younger childhood.
The Academy Award-winning director and his spouse accused filmmakers Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick of getting “no real interest in the reality” and of “collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers.”
The couple mentioned they had been solely approached by the documentarians two months in the past “and given solely a matter of days ‘to reply.’”
“Of course, they declined to take action,” the assertion mentioned.
The pair additionally insinuated that HBO could have been biased, attributable to its enterprise relationship with Allen’s estranged son, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow, who signed a multi-film production deal with the community in 2018.
“It is unfortunately unsurprising that the community to air that is HBO – which has a standing manufacturing deal and enterprise relationship with Ronan Farrow,” the assertion mentioned.
“While this shoddy hit piece could achieve consideration, it doesn’t change the information.”
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