Spike Lee has apologized for talking up for Woody Allen — saying he was “incorrect” for defending the filmmaker towards “cancel” tradition.
The “Do The Proper Factor” director took to Twitter to stroll again his protection of Allen, who has been accused of molesting his daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was 7 years outdated.
“I deeply apologize. My phrases have been incorrect,” Lee tweeted Saturday. “I don’t and won’t tolerate sexual harassment, assault or violence. Such remedy causes actual injury that may’t be minimized.”
Lee informed Len Berman and Michael Riedel on 710 WOR’s “In The Morning, that his longtime pal was battling falling out of grace amid the #MeToo motion.
“I’d similar to to say Woody Allen is a good, nice filmmaker and this cancel factor isn’t just Woody,” Lee mentioned on the present.
“And once we look again on it we’re going to see that — in need of killing somebody — you may’t simply erase somebody like they by no means existed. Woody is a pal of mine … and I do know he’s going by it proper now.”
Allen has vigorously denied the allegations that he sexually abused Farrow in 1992, doubling down in his latest memoir “Apropos of Nothing.”