Woody Allen and Quickly-Yi Previn are denying the allegations raised within the new HBO documentary “Allen v. Farrow”. The filmmaker and his spouse launched an announcement on Sunday — after the docu-series’ debut — staunchly rejecting the claims and the veracity of the documentary itself.
“These documentarians had no real interest in the reality,” claims the joint assertion launched to ET by a spokesperson for the couple. “As an alternative, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to place collectively a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods.”
The assertion claims that Allen and Previn “have been approached lower than two months in the past and given solely a matter of days ‘to reply.’ In fact, they declined to take action.”
“As has been identified for many years, these allegations are categorically false. A number of companies 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 continues. “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 details,” the assertion concluded.
“Allen v. Farrow” explores Dylan Farrow’s sexual abuse allegations towards her adoptive father. The four-part HBO docu-series, from investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, reveals the personal story behind one in all Hollywood’s most infamous public scandals involving the director of movies like “Annie Corridor”, “Manhattan” and “Midnight in Paris”.
Allen and actress Mia Farrow have been in a relationship for 12 years from 1980 to 1992 and through that point, the 2 adopted Dylan and Moses and had one organic little one, Ronan, collectively. Moreover, Farrow had three different organic youngsters with ex-husband André Previn and three adopted youngsters, together with Quickly-Yi Previn. (Farrow later adopted 5 extra youngsters.)
The director was accused of sexually molesting a then 7-year-old Dylan in Farrow’s Connecticut house in August 1992. This reportedly occurred seven months after Farrow realized Allen was having a romantic relationship with Quickly-Yi. Later that month, their relationship went public across the identical time because the Connecticut State Police introduced it was investigating Dylan’s allegations.
Whereas the state’s lawyer didn’t press expenses, native regulation enforcement referred the case to the Yale–New Haven Hospital, which concluded that Allen had not abused Dylan and that her allegations have been seemingly influenced by her mom. In the meantime, Allen and Farrow’s relationship had utterly devolved, with the claims additional scrutinized in court docket throughout a contentious 1993 custody battle.
In 1997, Allen married Quickly-Yi and the couple has since adopted two youngsters collectively.
Controversy surrounding Allen picked up once more 20 years later, when Dylan spoke to Self-importance Honest after which adopted up these feedback with an open letter in The New York Instances.
In the meantime, Allen has constantly denied allegations, whereas solely lately talking out publicly in an op-ed for The New York Instances and issuing an announcement to “CBS This Morning”. And Quickly-Yi has solely spoken out as soon as, giving a uncommon interview to New York journal in 2018.
The primary of the four-part sequence premiered on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday. New episodes air subsequent Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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