Within the first episode of HBO’s ‘Allen v. Farrow’ docuseries, the actress reveals how she found her director boyfriend was having an affair along with her daughter.
Mia Farrow has revealed what was going via her thoughts the second she came upon her boyfriend, Woody Allen, was having an intimate relationship along with her daughter. Within the first episode of HBO’s docuseries, Allen v. Farrow, the 76-year-old recalled the January 1992 day she discovered bare Polaroid pics of Quickly-Yi Previn within the director’s condo. Quickly-Yi was 21 on the time. Woody, then 56, was the daddy of three of Mia’s kids.
“[I] was at his condo as a result of I wasn’t working that day,” the Rosemary’s Child star stated within the Feb. 21 episode, which additionally examines Allen’s alleged inappropriate relationship with their daughter Dylan Farrow. “So, I took one of many children over that we left a coat over there, and there by the facet of the telephone, to the suitable of the telephone, was his stack of Polaroid footage, of pornographic footage of a lady, a lady. And I picked them up and I spotted all of them have been of Quickly-Yi. It was my very own little one.
“She was in her first 12 months of faculty and so they have been all identical to… They wouldn’t put them in Playboy. They have been like, I don’t know, Hustler footage or one thing. [They] actually have been raunchy footage and I, you realize, I… I bear in mind struggling to breathe. I bear in mind getting my son, attempting to place his coat on, attempting to do the buttons.”
Mia added: “I took the images and I put them in my pocket and I used to be leaving after which I simply realized that I don’t even suppose I might push the elevator button. I used to be identical to shaking. And I took my little one residence and I locked the door.”
Mia and Woody had been a pair for 12 years by the point she found the images. Quickly-Yi, who was born in South Korea, is likely one of the six kids that she had along with her ex-husband, composer, Andre Previn. Mia confronted her daughter as quickly as she returned from Woody’s condo.
“Quickly-Yi was residence and I bear in mind saying. ‘I discovered the images,’” Mia added, “And he or she stated, ‘What footage?’ And I stated, ‘The photographs Woody took.’ And he or she began crying and I began crying and I’m like, ‘No, no, it’s not your fault.’ And he or she was beside herself.”
Mia then described how the Annie Corridor director came visiting to her condo to debate the problem. “After which Woody was there for like 4 hours, simply speaking and speaking and speaking,” she stated. “And first he stated, ‘I’m in love with Quickly-Yi. I’d marry her.’ After which he stated, ‘No, I simply stated that. It’s one thing I considered within the automobile. I believed it might make it higher if I put it that approach. No, I really like you.’ Then it was all that for 4 hours: ‘I made a mistake, I misplaced management.’ Blah-blah-blah. I didn’t know what to suppose. I simply wanted him to get out.”
Woody and Quickly-Yi’s affair turned an epic Hollywood scandal and led to a bitter, public cut up between Allen and Farrow, who by no means wed. The Blue Jasmine director went on to marry Quickly-Yi and collectively they’ve two kids of their very own – Manzie, 21, and Bechet, 22.
Again in 1992, nevertheless, Mia was left with the unenviable activity of explaining to the remainder of her kids (she then had 9 on the time) that Woody had taken nude images of their sister. “I’d fairly have reduce off my arm than have to inform them that,” she stated.
“I got here residence someday and my mother was crying and she or he was standing within the doorway of Quickly-Yi’s bed room and Quickly-Yi was on the ground and she or he was crying,” Dylan stated in Allen v. Farrow. The 35-year-old added, “It was like any person had shut the lights off. All the things was all of a sudden very darkish and complicated for a child.” She additionally stated, “I bear in mind my mother instructed me and [my brother] Ronan, ‘Daddy took bare footage of Quickly-Yi,’ and that was form of the primary occasion that I believed, ‘Oh, it’s not simply me.’”
Allen v. Farrow will delve into the breakdown of Mia and Woody’s relationship, their bitter custody dispute and Dylan’s allegations that her father was sexually inappropriate along with her.
HollywoodLife reached out to the director and his spouse Quickly-Yi for remark. “These documentarians had little interest in the reality,” a spokesperson for the couple stated. “As an alternative, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to place collectively a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods. Woody and Quickly-Yi have been approached lower than two months in the past and given solely a matter of days ‘to reply.’ After all, they declined to take action.
“As has been identified for many years, these allegations are categorically false. A number of businesses investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow could have been led to imagine, 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 could achieve consideration, it doesn’t change the info.”
HollywoodLife has reached out to HBO and the docuseries filmmakers for a response. Allen v. Farrow airs on HBO on Sundays at 9pm ET/PT.