Woody Allen launched a blistering attack on documentary-makers Sunday night after the airing of the first episode of the hard-hitting four-part docuseries Allen v22 sierpnia 2021
Woody Allen launched a blistering attack on documentary-makers Sunday night after the airing of the first episode of the hard-hitting four-part docuseries Allen v.
Farrow, which explores allegations he sexually abused his daughter Dylan Farrow.
A representative for Allen, 85, and his wife, Soon-Yi Previn, 50, slammed the show as a 'hatchet job’ that is 'riddled with falsehoods’ in a lengthy statement.
The new documentary series paints a damning picture of the Oscar-winning director, and examines the relationship he had with his young adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow, agen slot terbaru and the split from her mother Mia.
’These documentarians had no interest in the truth,’ the statement provided to read.
’Instead, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to put together a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods.
’As has been known for decades, these allegations are categorically false. Multiple agencies investigated them at the time and found that, whatever Dylan Farrow may have been led to believe, absolutely no abuse had ever taken place.’
Allen claims that he and his wife were approached about the documentary less than two months ago and given 'only a matter of days’ to respond – but producer Amy Herdy said she had reached out as early as June 2018.
Mia Farrow, 76, is seen above during interview with HBO as part of a four-part docuseries Allen v. Farrow. The premier episode aired on Sunday
Farrow recalls her shock at discovering 'pornographic’ photos of her adopted daughter, Soon-Yi Previn (seen right) taken by her then-boyfriend, Woody Allen (left). Farrow found the photos in Allen’s New York City apartment in January 1992, according to the documentary
The documentary takes an in-depth look at allegations that the Annie Hall director, 85, sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow (seen above in home video footage obtained by HBO)
Woody Allen and his wife, Soon-Yi Previn, were spotted near their home on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Friday. The couple released a statement late on Sunday blasting the HBO documentary series as a 'hatchet job’ that was 'riddled with falsehoods’
The couple also suggests HBO’s business dealings with his estranged son Ronan Farrow are proof that the documentary is biased in his favor.
The statement continued: 'It is sadly unsurprising that the network to air this is HBO – which has a standing production deal and business relationship with Ronan Farrow.
’While this shoddy hit piece may gain attention, it does not change the facts.’
Ronan, an investigative journalist with The New Yorker who won a Pulitzer Prize for his work uncovering sexual assault allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein, signed a multi-film production deal with HBO in 2018.
The three-year agreement will have Ronan producing and fronting a series of investigative documentary specials for the cable powerhouse.
Allen declined to be interviewed for the docuseries, though excerpts from his 2020 memoir are cited as a contrast to the allegations. The film includes Allen’s voice as he narrates the audio book version of the memoir, Apropos of Nothing.
Dylan has accused Allen of sexually abusing her in August 1992, when she was only seven years old – an allegation he has always denied.
The documentary draws a line between the alleged abuse of Dylan and Allen’s relationship with Soon-Yi Previn, who is now his wife.
In the film, Mia said the ‘pornographic’ photos of Soon-Yi that she found in Allen’s Manhattan apartment were so explicit that only Hustler magazine would agree to publish them.
Allen declined to be interviewed for the docuseries about his split with Mia, though excerpts from his 2020 memoir are cited as a contrast to the allegations.
He is seen left with wife Soon-Yi Previn in July 2016
On Sunday, Ronan Farrow posted a photo on Instagram showing him and his sister, Dylan Farrow, and her child
’Proud of my sister,’ Ronan wrote in the caption attached to the Instagram photo late on Sunday
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