BUENOS AIRES • American film-maker Woody Allen thinks it’s “crazy” that he’s nonetheless paying the value of an allegation that cropped up 26 years in the past.
The 82-year-old mentioned he was annoyed he was being bracketed with abusers uncovered by the #MeToo motion over claims he molested his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, in 1992, when she was seven years previous.
He was cleared of the fees, first levelled by his then spouse, actress Mia Farrow, after two separate investigations.
“People who have been accused by 20 women, 50 women, 100 women of abuse and abuse and abuse, and I – who was accused by only one woman in a child custody case, which was looked at and proven to be untrue – I get lumped in with these people,” Allen advised Argentina’s Canal 13 tv community.
“I should be the poster boy of the #MeToo movement. I’ve worked in movies for 50 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of actresses and not a single one has ever suggested any kind of impropriety at all,” he continued. He added that the ladies working in manufacturing in his movies had all been paid the identical as males.