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Woody Allen says allegations that he molested his adopted daughter are ‘preposterous’

Woody Allen fired again in opposition to allegations that he sexually abused his adopted daughter many years in the past in an interview launched Sunday — whereas additionally saying he doesn’t assume she deliberately lied about it.

Within the CBS Sunday Morning interview taped final 12 months, the Oscar-winning director responded to the accusation that he molested his 7-year-old daughter, Dylan Farrow, within the attic of his ex-wife’s Connecticut mansion in 1992.

“It’s so preposterous and but the smear has remained,” Allen, 85, advised reporter Lee Cowan in footage now airing on Paramount Plus. “There’s no logic to it. On the face of it I didn’t assume it required any investigation.”

 “They usually nonetheless choose to cling to if not the notion that I molested Dylan then the chance that I molested Dylan…Nothing that I ever did might be misconstrued as that,” he stated.

Requested in regards to the particulars of the case — together with that Dylan Farrow advised a physician that he touched her within the attic of his ex-wife Mia Farrow’s Connecticut mansion — Allen stated he didn’t imagine the woman was deliberately mendacity in regards to the incident.

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Dylan Farrow advised a physician that Woody Allen touched her within the attic of his ex-wife Mia Farrow’s Connecticut mansion.

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Mia Farrow and daughter Dylan Farrow arrive on the Shubert Theatre on W. 44th St. for the opening night time efficiency of the musical revival “Gypsy.”

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“I don’t imagine she’s making it up, I don’t assume she’s mendacity. I imagine she believes it,” he stated, including she was a “good child.”

In 2018, Dyan Farrow advised  CBS This Morning’s Gayle King that she advised her mother, Mia Farrow, as a baby that Allen had molested her. Police had been known as on the time, she stated.

Allen, who has directed basic movies similar to “Annie Corridor” and “Manhattan,” was not ever charged with a criminal offense for the alleged sexual abuse.

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Allen, who has directed basic movies similar to “Annie Corridor” and “Manhattan,” was not ever charged with a criminal offense for the alleged sexual abuse.

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He now says he  needs to “attain out to speak” to Dylan, who’s 35.

The CBS Sunday Morning section was shot in July 2020 however had not but aired earlier than Sunday.

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