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>> I think we've gotten very>> In her first television interview, Dylan Farrow on Thursday detailed allegations of sexual assault against her adopted father Woddy Allen, aired on CBS This Morning. 32-year-old Farrow described the alleged assault from August 1992, when she was at the home of her mother, actress Mia Farrow.
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>> And I am telling the truth, and I think it's important that people realize that one victim, one accuser matters.>> Farrow recounted other incidents including Allen asking her to come into bed with him, when he was wearing only underwear. Allen vehemently denies the decades old accusations. Releasing a lengthy statement Thursday, it reads.
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When this claim was first made more than 25 years ago, it was thoroughly investigated by authorities and they quote, independently concluded that no molestation had ever taken place. Instead they found it likely a vulnerable child had been coached to tell the story by her angry mother during a contentious breakup.
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Allen has never been charged with a crime in this case. He's one of the most prolific directors in all of Hollywood. Which few celebrities have defended. Jill Sargent covers the industry for Reuters.>> So there is certainly a ground swirl against him. There have been others though that have spoken up in support of Woody Allen.
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Notably Alec Baldwin. Who this year said he found it rather sad that Woody Allen and his work in particular was suffering from this backlash.>> The backlash coming from stars like Rebecca Hall, Ellen Page and Mira Sorvino, who had made donations or issued regrets about working with Allen.
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And actor Timothy Shallomase says he'll donate his entire salary from the upcoming Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New York to the Time's Up legal defense fund and other causes for sexual abuse victims. In the interview, Farrow said Allen was her hero. Which makes quote the betrayal and the hurt that much more intense.