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Mia Farrow (born Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow; February 9, 1945) is an American actress and former fashion model.

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Dylan Farrow asks why Woody Allen, who she's accused of sexual abuse, has been 'spared'. In an Op-Ed, Dylan Farrow…
Powerful account of Dylan Farrow's. Has the time not come to revisit this allegation? What haunts her as so many alleged su…
Who worked against Mia & Dylan Farrow in the media & private investigators? Who in New York PD were paid to ignore…
Dylan Farrow was shunned by Hollywood after an open letter detailed the sexual abuse by her father, Woody Allen. https:/…
Not taking any Kate Winslet of Blake Lively ‘outrage’ about Weinstein seriously, believe these women but not Dylan Farrow about Woody Allen?
It angers me how many actresses worked with Woody Allen after Dylan Farrow's NYT letter. Cate Blanchett's…
Dylan Farrow's open letter on Woody Allen. What's your favourite Woody Allen movie? 💔
imagine reading Dylan Farrow's letter and still thinking Woody Allen is someone to work with
You're happy to make films with Woody Allen though. Have you discussed this with him?
Just like some people didn't believe Dylan Farrow until Ronan spoke out.
too much wine.. I thought your name was Dylan
Didn't she call dylan farrow irresponsible for coming out about being molested? That sure does says a lot about her…
You know Dylan Farrow is his, not Woody's.
I don't care what says. I still think Dylan Farrow looks more like Frank Sinatra than Woody Allen.
I know what you're thinking: "I wonder what Dylan Farrow has to say about this."
Anything can be put on silent. On Woody Allen, Dylan Farrow, and debating sexual abuse This guide provides concise.
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I disagree. So you'd be cool with me supporting Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen?
What Dylan Farrow has done is brave as all *** Especially since she's going against and calling out Hollywood who rewar…
A damaging one. The wilful disregard of Dylan Farrow and Ronan, making this abuser appear God-like makes me want to vomit.
:( :( When she accepted that lifetime achievement award for him after Dylan Farrow's NYT piece I was done :(
"Truth might be the first casualty of war, but supposition is the principal currency of cyberspace".
A conclusion I came to based on his Dylan Farrow intervention. But perhaps that may be a minority opinion. But firm.
Woody Allen’s daughter coming out about him raping her as a child - TW sexual abuse
Columnist who hands his space over to Dylan Farrow complains media doesn’t spend enough time reporting on lives of real Americans.
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just FYI, i don't think would enjoy the comparison. .
Admittedly, I am a little biased towards Woody Allen as a person, considering he allegedly molested his daughter.
I'm just going to ask one more time why people still like Woody Allen. ' An Open Letter From Dylan Farrow '
Also when Dylan Farrow wrote the letter detailing Woody Allen's sexual assault against her we did focus on Allen
Women talk about this stuff, amongst ourselves. We even come up with code words for it, as did.
why did you call Alexa Ray Joel ugly & shamed Dylan Farrow? You're a huuge obese hypocrite.🐽🐷🐘 Practice what…
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Much Love to Dylan Farrow. Woody Allen raped her when she was 7. She changed her name & went in hiding. That's one thing I'm trying to stop.
YES! Don't think I'll be going there on holiday soon. How far is SH from house where Dylan Farrow was raped by Woody Allen?
ask dylan farrow about Woody. not good.
Dylan Farrow's story. Worth the read. … High time society treats sexual abuse like the disgusting violation it is.
how's about why'd you demean Dylan Farrow by equating support of Woody Allen to reading Lolita?
One year after Dylan Farrow’s allegation, I’m still struggling with how to omit one of my favorite filmmakers...
What I'm referring to is Dylan Farrow stating Allen molested her
Why do white feminists still use Scarlett Johansson as some kind feminist issue when she called Dylan Farrow irresponsible for writing an
Wasn't Dylan Farrow attacked by the SAME press who's now attacking that Josh Duggar guy when she accused Woody Allen of "molesting" her?
There were allegations, but never proven.
Like the fact that Dylan Farrow has to watch Hollywood fawn over her abuser and hand him awards at every opportunity over & over again.
At MyAss Ave, but it's horrifying to reread re: the Dylan Farrow allegations
IDK, it feels disingenuous to me, but thankfully I stopped caring about Pegg as a person when he was an absolute *** about Dylan Farrow.
Mia Farrow's account of Woody Allen and their daughter, Dylan
Woody Allen's critics see his continued achievements as an affront. The chorus calling for his banishment from social influence has grown louder since last year, when Dylan Farrow wrote publicly about her sexual abuse allegations just as Allen received a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Glob…
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Woody Allen is apparently made of Teflon—despite increased backlash over allegations that he molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow over 20 years ago, the director has scored a full-season order for a new TV series with Amazon. This will be the filmmaker's first foray into episodic television in…
Two Fallen Heroes of the Left -The evil that Men do Live after them.(from Canada Free Press) Shakespeare had Mark Antony comment in his funeral oration for Caesar that “the Evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” – a wistful remark on the propensity of the Roman mob to forget the many benefits they enjoyed under his reign and how grateful they had been during his lifetime only to abandon him and join in the joy of his overthrow. The Bible too recalls how many exult in “How the Mighty have Fallen” 2 Samuel:27. The recent death of American folk singer Pete Seeger and the renewed charges of Woody Allen’s ex-wife’s daughter, Dylan Farrow present the reverse case. Both of them continue to be worshipped by the Political Left and, even more remarkably, by many in the American Jewish community who continue to regard them as icons of the cultural wars. This, in spite of a history of more than 40 years of unrepentant Stalinism by Seeger (until he allegedly saw th ...
You can't blame her for talking about it. As Diane Keaton embarks on the promotional tour for her new memoir Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty, she was bound to be asked where she stands on Woody Allen and the sex-abuse allegations leveled against him by his stepdaughter Dylan Farrow in February.
Diane Keaton has been friends with Woody Allen for more than three decades. In fact, Keaton admits, "I love him." The Oscar winner and "Annie Hall" star spoke to The Guardian about Allen and his rough 2014, marred by allegations from his daughter, Dylan Farrow, of abuse that she has alleged happened…
For the first time since Dylan Farrow's February New York Times editorial that called out the actress, Diane Keaton has spoken out in support of Woody Allen.
Diane Keaton was dragged into the feud between Dylan Farrow and her father earlier this year. Is she resentful? Not at all. The Annie Hall actor talks to Emma Brockes about exes, surviving Hollywood and becoming a mother at 50
I'm so conflicted with how to feel about our entertainment industry at the moment. This year has really illuminated the sexual exploitation of young people that pervades Hollywood. Dylan Farrow bravely issued a public disclosure of the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of adoptive father, director Woody Allen. Next, James Franco blatantly attempts to proposition an underage girl on social media in a scheme that may have been a publicity stunt for his upcoming indie film. His advances were overtly sexual---why else would he ask of her age? Now, just this week the director of the X-Men franchise Bryan Singer is accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy multiple times in the 1990s. This disturbing pattern of behavior clearly reflects the abuse of power by male figureheads in the entertainment industry. America should take a good look at the people behind their movie screens and rally to have Hollywood purged for this sordid culture of sexual predation.
Scarlett Johansson weighed in on the recent controversy surrounding allegations that Woody Allen sexually abused his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow.
"Scarlett Johansson defended herself for working with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual abuse by his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow, and for promot...
Staying sexy is hard when your a woman; here are some tips! ScarJo calls Dylan Farrow's open letter "irresponsible...
Scarlett Johansson didn't take too kindly to being called out by Dylan Farrow in her op-ed with the New York Times. In the open letter, Farrow details alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her adopted father, acclaimed director Woody Allen, and openly shames some of his films' stars for turning an ap...
In her explosive open letter to Hollywood about her father, Woody Allen, Dylan Farrow implored the acting community at large to speak out about the abuse Farrow says Allen inflicted upon her. A few did, but none to any major degree, and now, The Guardian asked Scarlett Johansson to weigh in.
Scarlett Johansson finally speaks out after being publicly shamed in Dylan Farrow's open letter about Woody Allen sexually abusing her.
So she slammed Dylan Farrow and stood by her decision to be with Sodastream. This changes everything, Johansson.
Pregnant Scarlett Johansson broke her silence about the Woody Allen-Dylan Farrow scandal -- calling Dylan's OpEd "irresponsible" and claiming there's "no backlash" to Allen
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Some have spoken out against Woody Allen in the wake of Dylan Farrow's sex abuse allegations, but Scarlett Johansson is not one of them. In her Feb. 1 open letter in the New York Times, Farrow wrote about the alleged abuse that happened when she ...
Guessing after reading ScarJo's comments about Woody and Dylan Farrow, that she really is the diva people say she is
"In the latest Woody Allen debate I’m decidedly pro-Dylan Farrow and decidedly disgusted with Woody..."
As usual, the left sticks up for Allen. Farrows point is clear. Too bad.
Scarlett Johansson on why she feels Dylan Farrow's open letter was irresponsible
Scarlett Johansson breaks silence on Dylan Farrow's open letter to Woody Allen - Newsday
Scarlett Johansson says Dylan Farrow was "irresponsible" in naming her in an open letter that slammed the film industry for its silence over claims she was sexually abused by Woody Allen.
The actress says she doesn’t “know anything” about claims Allen assaulted his daughter, Dylan Farrow Read More [ 4 more words. ]
Scarlett Johansson says she doesn t like being dragged into Woody Allen s family scandal ... and has basically told Dylan Farrow to keep her out of...
NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof thought it was just fine to hand over his column to Dylan Farrow so she could vilify filmmaker Woody Allen with her allegati
Scarlett Johansson is fighting back after Dylan Farrow called out the actress in an open letter accusing her adopted father Woody Allen of sex abuse. Read The Full Story
Dylan Farrow, who in a recent open letter that renewed her molestation claims against long-estranged father Woody Allen, also needled the...
The "Captain America" star opens her mouth and inserts foot as she calls Dylan Farrow "irresponsible"
Scarlett Johansson believes Dylan Farrow naming stars in her recent open letter was "irresponsible."
Ever since Dylan Farrow's open letter to Woody Allen was published in The New York Times, the reaction has been all over the place, as some have lashed out at the filmmaker for allegedly abusing Farrow, while others felt Farrow went about addressing Allen… [ 326 more words. ]
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When Dylan Farrow penned an open letter published in The New York Times bringing back up past accusations of abuse against Woody Allen, she called out the actors and actresses that have worked with the film director over the years. One such actress, Scarlett Johansson, who has starred in three of t...
Scarlett Johansson is speaking out against Dylan Farrow. The actress was one of the celebrities called out specifically by Farrow in her open letter to The New York Times last month, in which Farrow stated Woody Allen molested her and asked stars such as Johansson and Alec Baldwin how they can...
Scarlett Johansson has some interesting views on Dylan Farrow’s accusations that her father, Woody Allen, sexually molested her as a small child. Dylan wrote a
In early February, Dylan Farrow famously released an open letter to her estranged father Woody Allen openly accusing him of sexually abusing her when she was a young child. In that letter, as you may recall, Farrow name checked a few famous actors who have worked with Allen professionally over...
Scarlett Johansson reacts to Dylan Farrow's open letter about Woody Allen
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Actress Scarlett Johansson is speaking out about the open letter Dylan Farrow penned about her father, Woody Allen's alleged sexual abuse of her. The "Avengers" star isn't pleased, to put it mildly.
Scarlett Johansson reluctantly and quite passive aggressively gave her opinion on Dylan Farrow's claim that as a child she was molested by her...
Scarlett Johansson Woody Allen are friends, but despite sexual assault claims, she finds Dylan Farrow's open letter about her father "irresponsible."
Scarlett Johansson has responded to the open letter that Dylan Farrow wrote about her father Woody Allen and calls her actions “irresponsible.” In the letter, Dylan asked the 29-year-old actress “what if it had been you?” as she has worked with the famous director on several movies. “I think it’s ir
Elisabetta A. Villa/WireImage The ‘Avengers’ actress spoke out about the Farrow-Allen family controversy in an interview with The Guardian. Johansson said she didn’t know anything about Farrow’s claims, or Allen’s truth, and was upset to have been mentioned. Scarlett Johansson says Dylan Farrow...
Actress Scarlett Johansson has said that she thinks the letter to Woody Allen penned by his estranged daughter Dylan Farrow was "irresponsible".
Scarlett Johansson speaks out over Woody Allen abuse claims ...as she labels Dylan Farrow's open...
Scarlett Johansson has spoken for the first time about the Woody Allen sexual abuse allegations since being called out in Dylan Farrow's open letter last month, and she calls the criticism "irresponsible."
Yes, Diane Keaton, we get it. It's no excuse for snubbing Dylan Farrow.
So you've probably made up your mind on Woody Allen. You've read Dylan Farrow's sobering accounts of her child abuse at his hands, Vanity Fair's "10 Undeni
Best Actress? How can it be anyone else but Blanchett? Only odds against her are the Dylan Farrow furore, but she's already won
There were two stories in this week's news cycle that hit home for me: the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, presumably from a heroin overdose, and a letter written by Dylan Farrow about the abuse s...
Maybe I am just bitter I didn't get Kate McKinnon as Dylan Farrow, who is sort-of half Ellen, half Bieber.
As a survivor of sexual abuse by a parent, it's frustrating to see the denial:
Rob Ford detractors upset that he's still doing so well in the polls, entreat Dylan Farrow to write an open letter about him and end this.
You didn't read the 1993 custody trial report? I did. There are plenty of facts to this case.
.says will confront issue head-on if she wins at Get the facts here 1st
Allen does deserve a best "actor" award though as do so many sexual abusers.
I added "About" to my new blog. I wrote my first post on case to help fight familial sexual abuse
Dylan Farrow is definitely the most victimized of all the victims.
Cate Blanchett won the Independent Spirit Award. Have we checked to make sure Dylan Farrow hasn't burst into flames yet?
sorry dylan farrow, but i think cate is gonna take it this year > See my on
Interesting look at the recent Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow discussion. Apparently, false memories and false...
Recently, an unusually personal and lengthy exchange in the New York Times has raised the question: Did Woody Allen molest Dylan Farrow when Dylan was a child? I have no idea. But millions of peopl...
Woody Allen has responded to the charges of child molestation that have re-emerged, emanating this time from Dylan Farrow, now 28, who was the 7-year old child he was...
What one Buddhist has to say about Dylan Farrow's allegations against Woody Allen:
Another example that comes to mind is the backlash from Dylan Farrow's accusations against Woody Allen
Hollywood Oscar recipients. Ignore organisers. Could you please dedicate your Oscar to Dylan Farrow, or at least to all abuse survivors?x
Dylan Farrow being further victimized by female critic
Our culture will bend over backwards to inject doubt into Dylan Farrow’s harrowing open letter about being sexually assaulted by Allen.
I'm writing an op-ed on how the media covered Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow. Could I contact u for insight into PR/journalism?
Dylan Farrow's letter might have an answer. Should Cate Blanchett thank Woody Allen in her acceptance speech if she wins Sunday?
Why do you keep using race when it comes to Dylan Farrow's accusations against Woody Allen?
But didn't this woman accept a huge pay-out from Polanski (who plead guilty)?
"Last sentences are hard." 12-point guide to writing about Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow:
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I don`t think Woody will win because Spike Jonze`s Her is the best screenplay of this year and not because of Dylan Farrow.
Listen to your children By LAKSHMI KRUPA While it is important to equip kids with information about sexual abuse, it is equally necessary for parents to listen to their children, and do so without prejudice or fear, says Lakshmi Krupa. In a passionate note, following the recent public spat between director Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow (the latter has accused Allen of abusing her sexually as a child, which Allen has publicly denied), Andrea Grimes, who was sexually abused as a child, wrote on the website spoke about her own story and concluded: "I'm not asking you to decide, today, whether Woody Allen is a child abuser, or to preach fire and brimstone the next time someone picks up a copy of Manhattan. I am asking you to do something more powerful, more long-lasting, more revolutionary: listen to survivors. Understand that our stories are not sad addenda, but part of our whole being, part of the people you love or hate or see in the elevator sometimes at lunch. See us not as victims, or characters, or some ...
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Inside the Shocking Custody Case Court Documents that Shed Light on the Dylan Farrow-Woody Allen Saga
Woody Allen - celebrated director? Woody Allen - from the experience of his daughter:
Sources report drug cocktail but not method of conveyance of the drugs (suggested) other than heroin. Dylan Farrow in NYTimes wrote better
News sources reporting Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug cocktail, death ruled an accident rather than a coincidence, a day after Dylan Farrow's
'Woody Allen-that's a personal thing' pres. tells case grounding is here:
Right now a select subset of people are stressing out over whether Dylan Farrow should be referenced in acceptance speeches
The kidding-but-not-really part about Weinstein putting Dylan Farrow up to it? A little less so.
Carol Tavris on who to believe-Woody Allen or Dylan Farrow-& what science tells us about memory & self-justification ht…
An Open Letter From Woody Allen's adoptive daughter, whom he sexually abused times and times again
This is the only recommendable piece written about Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen.
Dylan Farrow ' s head is too big for his body. He looks like a bobble head...just an observation.
“Maybe this will help other victims and convince Hollywood to stop kissing Woody Allen's ***
This is another great open letter re Dylan Farrow & sexual abuse. Thank you
.+ Dylan Farrow better off going public. Court of public opinion is often fairer than law courts.
My first blog: What the Woody Allen case can teach us to help fight sexual abuse in families
I trust women. I believe Dylan. How not to talk about the Farrow-Allen case.
Dylan Farrow speaks out against Woody Allen, her adoptive father who was never convicted for sexually abusing her.
Just when I think I've got all the people dedicated to publicly doubting and questioning Dylan Farrow off my friend's list. *sigh*
The allegations of childhood sexual abuse by Dylan Farrow against her at the time stepfather Woody Allen has brought up much discussion; not necessary whether Allen is guilty or not, but if it is possible to implant false memories in an individual. Many people believe memory works like a recording device, however, decades of psychological research says otherwise; memory is suggestive. The misinformation effect is a perfect example of this; when an individual is witness to an event then later exposed to new and misleading information regarding it; their recollection of the event often tend to be distorted. This can be prompted by suggestions; through the method of questioning utilized to the emphasis of particular verbs, nouns and adjectives used in the question. An example of this is an experiment by Loftus and Palmer in 1994 whereby substituting the word “bumped”, “hit” and “smashed” participants described higher collision speeds and inserted details such as seeing broken glass. But what abou ...
Dylan Farrow has responded to an op-ed Woody Allen published in The New York Times Friday. In the response, provided to The Hollywood Reporter, Farrow denounced Allen's op-ed -- in which he suggested Farrow's mother, Mia Farrow, had coached her to accuse Allen of sexually assaulting her as a child.
I'm one of the people who believes Woody Allen molested his daughter, Dylan Farrow. (Woody Allen Dylan Farrow)
So it seems Dylan Farrow is not actually a bloke.
From The New Yorker article "LISTENING TO DYLAN FARROW" BY SASHA WEISS rdlyonstudioFeb 11, 2014 The Allen/Farrow debacle is dramatically located at the intersection where trust between a parent and a child, betrayal between a man and a woman, lust between an older man and a younger woman and vague personal liberties all converge. No one reading this comment has escaped confusion, pain, trauma or denial with regard to at least one of these equations in their own lives. As such the actual facts are lost in a swampy, unconscious, tortured realm where it is all but impossible to see clearly. Woody, Dylan, Mia and their families will carry this anguish to their graves. I pity them.
An Open Letter From Dylan Farrow By DYLAN FARROW Frances SilverDylan Farrow (A note from Nicholas Kristof: In 1993, accusations that Woody Allen had abused his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, filled the headlines, part of a sensational story about the celebrity split between Allen and his girlfriend, Mia Farrow. This is a case that has been written about endlessly, but this is the first time that Dylan Farrow herself has written about it in public. It’s important to note that Woody Allen was never prosecuted in this case and has consistently denied wrongdoing; he deserves the presumption of innocence. So why publish an account of an old case on my blog? Partly because the Golden Globe lifetime achievement award to Allen ignited a debate about the propriety of the award. Partly because the root issue here isn’t celebrity but sex abuse. And partly because countless people on all sides have written passionately about these events, but we haven’t fully heard from the young woman who was at the heart of ...
International Arts News: Those Brand-Name Musicals ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Rocky’ Among Movies Inspiring Musicals - The New York Times (19-02-2014) By BEN BRANTLEY Want Your Show To Make It On Broadway? It’s All About The Branding Back in the days of vaudeville — or to be precise, a 1959 musical’s version of vaudeville — a wise old stripper delivered some immortal advice for anyone starting out in showbiz: “You gotta have a gimmick, if you wanna have a chance.” Thus spake the trumpet-tooting Mazeppa, addressing the title character of “Gypsy.” Those words still resonate today for those who would succeed on Broadway, where audiences are fickle, and attention spans are short. But Miss Mazeppa, pro that she was, would surely want to tweak her motto for contemporary usage. On the Broadway of the 21st century, especially in the very risky and very expensive arena of musicals, it’s not enough just to have a gimmick. If you want the crowds to come, you gotta have a brand name. And if that name co ...
Breaking An Angry Silence By Ned Keitt-Pride(Trigger Warning – subject matter is child abuse.)Dylan Farrow has been in the news quite a bit lately for her public accusations of child abuse against Woody Allen. In response, Robert Weide – an Allen biographer and, I dare say, apologist – and Allen him...
Happy weekend CAC land! Unfortunately, This Week ABC had to cancel the Dylan Farrow segment this Sunday due to breaking news. However, they are going to reschedule with us in the next couple of weeks! So stay tuned and we'll keep you updated! As always, thanks so much for all that you do to help kids in your communities!
A New York Times book critic is facing criticism over comments she made about the op-ed written by Dylan Farrow that accuses her one-time adoptive father, Woody Allen, of molesting her.
Dylan Farrow, son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, got into college at 11. Finished at 15. Got into Yale law at 16, but took a couple years off to work at the UN.then finished law school at Yale and went on to become a Rhode Scholar at Oxford. He is going to have his own political talk show now. He is 26.I feel great about myself. How about you guys?
The Woody Allen Dylan Farrow story is suffused with the kind of twists and turns that literature seeks to delineate.
Longtime New York Times book critic Janet Maslin, in a panel discussion last night, told an audience that Dylan Farrow had published her child-abuse accusations against her father, Woody Allen, in the Times as a way of “calling attention to herself,” inspired by “sibling rivalry issues” with her bro...
Standing up for Dylan Farrow means standing up against a culture that silences victims of unspeakable abuse. It means standing up against a society that tells men that they can sexually abuse children...
!Lawyer: Dylan Farrow ′a pawn′ in fight between Woody Allen and Mia Farrow
'..which smells a lot more like Mia than Dylan.' Nothing smells as rank as an obvious liar. I believe Dylan Farrow.
Beatty talked about the complexities of the Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow drama. She also interviewed New York Times best selling author Lori Gottlieb, about her book Marry Him: The Case For Settling for Good Enough. They talked about the importance of 'couple first', rather than kids, computers and ce...
Dylan Farrow begins and ends her open letter, published by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on his blog Feb. 1, with a question: “What
Children's stories Since Woody Allen's adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, renewed her previously investigated allegation that Allen abused her, child molestation is in the news once again ("Allen denies abuse allegations," Feb. 4). At Family Support Line, we know the
Suspending judgement on the Dylan Farrow affair, Haaretz film critic Uri Klein reminisces on his encounters with Woody Allen.
There are important points related to the discussion about childhood sexual abuse prompted by the publication of *“An Open Letter from Dylan Farrow” on Nicolas Kristof’s New York Times blog that bear critical review.
How to feel about guy who says we look like Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, and then, "You're more like Dylan Farrow. Play with your trains..."
IS THE NEWS REPLACING LITERATURE? February the 13th, 2014. BY LEE SIEGEL Source: The New Yorker In the postwar period, a generation of critics, inspired by Lionel Trilling, encapsulated the difference between high art and popular art in a single word: “complexity.” “Literature,” Trilling wrote, “is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity and difficulty.” Henry James, Austen, Coleridge, and Shakespeare (“King Lear” was the pinnacle of Trilling’s qualities), not to mention modernists from Proust to Kafka, from Woolf to Celine: their books are sanctuaries of anti-closure and infinite perspective, of right and wrong mashed together and dissolved. Following the endless turbulent commentary on Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen, and the commentary on the commentary, you could be forgiven for feeling that literary art, as Trilling defined it, has been largely displaced by life—or, at least, by the pictures of life ceaselessly produc ...
"Makes you sick to look at, doesn’t it? Woody Allen married that girl … do you think he didn’t also molest her? Phil Robertson said some bad things. So who does Hollywood hate? Woody Allen married Soon Yi, the Daughter of his then girlfriend, Mia Farrow, sometime around the time when he started molesting her. Now we have the news that Soon Yi was only one of Woody’s familial victims. According to his adopted daughter, Dylan, Woody molested her . But, Woody-is still a film icon whom has never had his career threatened because of these acts. “I’m scared of him, his image,” Dylan Farrow, an adopted daughter of Mia Farrow who is now in her twenties, speaking about her adopted father, creepy Woody Allen. “I have never been asked to testify. If I could talk to the seven-year-old Dylan, I would tell her to be brave, to testify.” She recalls an incident that had a big impact on her life. “There’s a lot I don’t remember, but what happened in the attic I remember. I remember what I was weari ...
'We are the 59%': While the country's been debating Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow, I've been thinking about...
Is the News Replacing Literature?: Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow v. Proust and Kafka : The New Yorker
Eleven days ago, the New York Times published an open letter penned by Dylan Farrow detailing the abuse she endured at the hands of her adoptive father, Woody Allen... and a media firestorm ensued. It seems as though everyone in Hollywood has an op...
The words I heard are the same ones Dylan Farrow claims Woody Allen used on her: "I was seven years old, Woody Allen took me by the hand and led me into a dim, closet-like attic on the second floor of our house.
Richard Cohen, who used his column to advocate for a deadly war, slams Kristof for giving Dylan Farrow a voice. Huh.
Admit it, you were breathlessly waiting to hear what Richard Cohen would finally say about Dylan Farrow.
In the WashPost, Richard Cohen slams my publication of Dylan Farrow's essay: (Naturally, I disagree)
Not sure whether Woody Allen molested Dylan Farrow, but he is certainly guilty of stealing A Streetcar Named Desire for Blue Jasmine. (He did it to great effect).
Crabtree discusses the recent public letter written by Dylan Farrow regarding Woody Allen's alleged abuse of her as a child and the support Allen has received by many, including Barbara Walters.
Dylan Farrow is already too old to bring a criminal case against Woody Allen | Heather Long: I don't know if D...
What's next in the tangled saga of Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow?
Dylan Farrow responds, point by point, to Woody Allen:
Woody Allen (Photo: AP) 1. You have noticed there have been a lot of blogs about Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow lately. 2. You are not weighing in on i
Woody Allen wrote a rebuttal to Dylan Farrow's article, and I'm not sure why I've read it. I've re...
By now the outline detailing the facts of the terrible story that Dylan Farrow tells of her sexual assault as a child by her father Woody Allen are well known. After he was honoured at the Golden G...
Since molestation allegations by Dylan Farrow against Woody Allen resurfaced after lying dormant for more than two decades, all accounts have been heard except for Woody Allen's. These are Allen's last words on the matter, claiming that enough people have been hurt.
Regardless of whether you choose to believe Woody Allen or Dylan Farrow, I think we can all agree that the crazy rants of this dysfunctional family do not belong on the Op-Ed Page of the New York Times. They should be on The Jerry Springer Show!
Hope you had an awesome weekend! Lots to talk about on the Breakfast Brew.Woody Allen responds to Dylan Farrow...X-Factor is done...What's up in Sochi? and a look back on the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Christina Dogas Staff Writer For those who don't know, Woody Allen spoke out against the sexual assault allegations his step daughter, Dylan Farrow, leveled at him earlier this month. Allen wrote a...
I am really not insensitive to the suffering of either party, but I must say that this very public domestic quarrel between Mia Farrow and Woody Allen is both embarrassing and salacious. Since it is far too late, at least legally, for Dylan Farrow to file criminal complaints against her stepfather, this amounts to yet another celebrity "trial by press" and it is purely obscene. No one disputes that Allen's marriage to another stepdaughter, Soon-Yi Previn, was ill-advised and morally ambiguous. But that was fifteen years ago. Mia Farrow had every right to feel humiliated and wrongly used at the time, but she really needs to move on with her life. Destroying a 77-year old Hollywood director's reputation is a Sisyphean task, doomed to futility. At any rate, shame on both Allen and Farrow for dragging their adult children into a decades-old domestic dispute. And shame on the NYTimes for being an enabler for this circus. If Allen is a paedophile, then someone with criminal jurisdiction needs to charge h ...
He has his own take on the matter...
This seems to be the sanest thing I've read on Allen/Farrow.
For anyone buying into Woody Allen's claims against Dylan Farrow, you should read this:
Nice article on Woody Allen, but Bijan Ebrahimi was not burned to death. His body was set alight.
...and I see that repeated again and again and you know what? I believe her. I believe you. I believe Dylan Farrow...
DF's response to WA and the judge's account
Dylan Farrow says she will not be silenced - New Zealand Herald
Woody Allen Calls Dylan Farrow Sexual Abuse Allegations &and Disgraceful&- is fighting back...
Younger women outspoken about Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow - So when the New York Times...
Surprised at the Guardian, embroidered journalism masking full support for Woody Allen
Moving piece in the Guardian by Mitchell about 'moral conundrum' of Woody Allen v Dylan Farrow story
The thing they aren't saying about the whole Woody Allen incident is that Dylan Farrow was wearing a mini skirt at the tim…
This page is from one person to another person, Dylan Farrow, in honor of her bravery. To come out with such an emotion filled letter as she did and face off against someone as powerful as her abuser, took extreme courage. For that and many other reasons I Stand With Dylan Farrow, and so should yo...
One of the best columns on Dylan Farrow & Woody Allen that I’ve read. Thanks,
The Critical Mom thinks that everyone should read the actual findings of the Yale group that evaluated Dylan Farrow. These findings impress me as profoundly flawed: the factor cited as evidence that Dylan lied or that she was was manipulated into giving a false statement or that she could not tell the difference between fantasy and reality, namely her wish to control the story impresses me as the evidence that she was molested. Her own story is the only thing she had:
So often we forget that Woody Allen is actually a disgusting man. Great piece on the Farrow/Allen moral dilemma
Woody Allen denies allegations of abusing his daughter Dylan Farrow
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Dylan Farrow's Brother Moses Defends Woody Allen - "Of course Woody did not molest my says Moses, who...
this man influenced a whole generation of Americans how to feel about Jews. i don't believe Dylan Farrow has a…
Victoria Coren's piece on Dylan Farrow is gross. She thinks it's OK to write an imaginary account of what Dylan was thinking & feeling at 7.
Four Reasons to Believe Dylan Farrow: 1) She said it happened. 2) She said it happened. 3) She said it happened. 4) She sai…
Woody Allen denies abusing his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, insisting she has instead been exploited by her mother, Mia Farrow, acting out of resentment towards the filmmaker at the expense of her daughter's well-being.
Dylan Farrow has met Woody Allen's strongly worded denial of her story of sex abuse at his hands with an equally aggressive response, as provided to The Hollywood Reporter.
Dylan Farrow responded to Woody Allen's New York Times piece on Friday, Feb. 7, shortly after he claimed he did not sexually molest her; "Nothing he says or writes can change the truth," she tells Us Weekly
Woody's Covering His AssHe Molested Me 2/8/2014 7:33 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF Breaking News Dylan Farrow has fired back at Woody Allen, scoffing at his treatise of innocence and insisting he sexually violated her when she was a kid. Dylan is clearly incredulous over Allen's claim the sexual...
Latest News: The director of the movie, Midnight In Paris, Woody Allen is being accused by Dylan Farrow for molesting her when she was only seven. Woody has come out to deny the accusations. Is there any truth in this?
Dylan Farrow is speaking out again and defending herself in the wake of her New York Times open letter, which detailed sex abuse allegedly committed by her adoptive father, Woody Allen. "It took all of my strength and all of my emotional for...
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That didn’t take long. It seems Dylan Farrow was ready for Woody Allen’s response to her open letter last week in which she detailed  her sexual abuse allegations against him. Shortly after Allen’s piece went up in the New York Times, Dylan Farrow issued a statement to the Hollywood Reporter.
On Friday night (Feb. 7), Woody Allen responded to Dylan Farrow's open letter alleging he had sexually abused her at the age of seven. Allen's lawyer and publici...
Anyone who still doesn't believe Dylan Farrow needs to read these two documents:
The Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow scandal needs proper criminal investigation and not more media space.
Looking forward to talking about the Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow imbroglio tomorrow morning on Reliable Sources with
ICYMI: speaks out in Sunday's after child molestation allegations from Dylan Farrow.
Woody Allen's response to Dylan Farrow's accusations wouldn't exist in a world that didn't already hold women to be uns…
I don't know if Woody Allen sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow. But somehow he lept over two common hurdles to adopting again. Read more at Babble.
The New York Times has published a lengthy response written by filmmaker Woody Allen to abuse allegations levied against him by his daughter, Dylan Farrow, in the same paper a w...
Kudos to Dylan Farrow for standing up to her molestor after 20 years of secrecy. Woody Allen has the nerve to BLAME MIA, Dylan's mother, for the accusations. Reminds me of someone I know.LOL. Woody Allen, and other RECENTLY OUTED CHILD MOLESTORS: everyone knows what you have done. The more you deny it, the more obvious it is! Just remember, with every smile and hug a loved one gives you, in the back of their minds THEY NOW KNOW THE TRUTH. IF ONLY you could read people's minds, you would know just how many people in your own circle see you as you truly are: one who molested an innocent child, you would be surprised. Kudos to all the victims of child abuse out there as well and God Bless!
Last Saturday, Dylan Farrow wrote an op-ed for the New York Times' blog detailing the (alleged) sexual abuse she experienced by Woody Allen. Farrow described what had happened to her in harrowing detail and also implored both those that worked with Allen as well as the general public not to ignore c...
has been loosely following the Woody Allen / Dylan Farrow "he groped / she imagined" media battle. I have always thought that he is highly over-rated, that most of his films are self-absorbed, pseudo-intellectual, New York-centric crap, and that his audience is fairly limited: 65% self-absorbed, pseudo-intellectual crap-filled New Yorkers; 10% actual intellectual New Yorkers; 10% actors who pretend to like his films in hope that he'll cast them in future films and improve their credibility; 10% people who watch his films so they can tell other people they did and pretend to like them; and 5% who actually like his movies. And from his semi-autobiographical films and the characters in them based on him, and the whole diddle and marry the son's adopted stepsister / quasi-girlfriend's stepdaughter escapade, it hardly beggars belief that he could have molested the little girl.
Dylan Farrow writes: That he got away with what he did to me haunted me as I grew up. I was stricken with guilt that I had allowed him to be near other little girls. I was terrified of being touched by men. I developed an eating disorder. I began cutting myself. That torment was made worse by Hollywood. All but a precious few (my heroes) turned a blind eye. Most found it easier to accept the ambiguity, to say, “who can say what happened,” to pretend that nothing was wrong. Actors praised him at awards shows. Networks put him on TV. Critics put him in magazines. Each time I saw my abuser’s face — on a poster, on a T-shirt, on television — I could only hide my panic until I found a place to be alone and fall apart.
Woody Allen firmly denied yesterday that he molested daughter Dylan Farrow when she was a child; now Farrow has responded to him. "I won't let the truth be buried and I won't be silenced,"... Celebrity News Summaries. | Newser
Moses Farrow has defended his father Woody Allen against repeat allegations made by his sister Dylan Farrow that he sexually assaulted her.
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A week ago, Dylan Farrow accused Woody Allen of sexual assault in a haunting open letter. Today, the Oscar winner fired back against the allegations and pointed the finger directly at his ex-girlfriend and Dylan’s mother Mia Farrow.
Woody Allen vehemently denies molesting adopted daughter Dylan Farrow in a just-released op-ed printed in The New York Times, but the director...
Dylan Farrow responds to Woody Allen's latest response.
I am sympathetic to what Dylan Farrow is going/went through and I believe her 100% and Woody Allen is a creep. However. Can we please stop with the public letters. All of them from everyone ever.
Woody Allen speaks out in response to Dylan Farrow's accusations
"Nothing he says or writes will change the truth." - Dylan Farrow I believe her. What does she have to gain from lying?
After careful consideration I have concluded that Woody Allen could not have done what Dylan Farrow has accused him of having done. Mr. Allen was not raised in a religion such as Catholicism that fetishizes the innocence of youth (never mind Augustine). (I am being sarcastic, of course, with the purpose of baiting a certain person who once claimed that the Church's supposed fetishizing of virgin purity predisposed Catholics to pedophilia.)
Woody Allen issued his own response to Dylan Farrow in the New York Times on Friday. He staunchly defended himself by bringing up points like his claustrophobia and Mia Farrow’s hatred towards him. He started off by claiming it was all a ploy and used the old, “if you were a rational person,...
I am a survivor of years of Child Sexual Abuse. I have no reason to hide this, whisper it or have shame around it. If everyone on FB who was molested as a child announced it on their fb post then we would clearly see what an epidemic it is. So why in the world would we wonder about Dylan Farrow and mind our own business when it comes to Woody Allen?or our uncle?or Step dad ?or brother? or father? Or Babysitter? We who are survivors know that Dylan Farrows NYT article rings all too true. Please, stop the silence, lose the shame, end the need to protect molesters and SPEAK OUT. That is the only thing that will end it. Check out Secret Survivors Tool Kit.
Dylan Farrow has fired the latest volley in her war of words with adoptive father Woody Allen, who says she was coached by mother Mia to accuse him of molestation.
also for your perusal: the legal custody documents from when Woody Allen tried to gain custody of Dylan Farrow, which outline how he was going to a psychologist for his "extremely inappropriate behaviour" concerning Dylan from when she was THREE, and how he "stared at her when she was naked," how he would rest his head in her crotch, how he had molested her multiple times before the attic incident, and how even though he tried to take custody of many of Mia Farrows children he showed literally no parenting skills at all and refused to live in the same house as Mia Farrow because he hated the kids so much. Besides the ones he abused, of course.
Uh-oh! If Dylan Farrow keeps talking, she could just cost Cate Blanchett an Oscar! A win for Cate is also a win for Woody Allen, who certainly isn't looking like a winner these days.
Woody Allen fought back on Friday against the allegation that he molested his daughter Dylan Farrow as a child again denying the accusation just as he did when former flame Mia Farrow first pointed the finger at him in the … Continue reading →
saw the movie Labor Day and the producer is our dear Lianne Halfon...i liked the movie a lot. rainy day here in the bay area and so worn out by the death of PSH and the back-and-forth of the woody/mia/dylan farrow stuff...the movie was FANTASTIC! yay Lianne.
I know more about Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow then I do about my own family.
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I'd just like to note, that if I never heard one word about Dylan Farrow and Mia and Woody Allen...not even one word..again, about anything in their lives.I can still be happy. Enough with this crap. Gossip must be sexy.
What do you think about the Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow story?
Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow should talk it out over The Lego Movie and a Happy Meal.
Woody Allen is responding to his ex-adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. Last week Dylan Farrow revealed in detail the alleged molestation that occurred...
Dylan Farrow is speaking out following Woody Allen's New York Times op-ed, which was written in r...
How telling is it about my character that the only reason I think that Woody Allen most definitely raped Dylan Farrow is because I really, really hated Annie Hall?
I am so sick of the media referring to Dylan Farrow as Mia Farrow and Woody Allen's "adoptive daughter"! She is their DAUGHTER! Every time they preface the relationship with the word "adoptive" it sends a message that she is not a "real" daughter. Yes, my kids are adopted, but I do not refer to them as my "adopted" children. THEY ARE MY KIDS!
Regarding who to believe in the Dylan Farrow vs Woody Allen debate. It is not easy to take sides. No one wants to demonize a great talent, but we should be so quick to discredit a child's experience. One thing that I've learned through study and experience, and which is very well documented in psychology, is that an abuser will routinely blame the victim and attempt to appear to everyone as if they are in fact the victim. This cover and self protection of their own ego and identity is connected to narcissism. An innocent person will rarely try to invert the victim/victimizer scenario. They will simply deny the accusation and do what they can to demonstrate their innocence. But they will not feel a need to tear down the accuser in the process.
Sorry but at this point, if you think Dylan Farrow is lying, you're probably an *** who doesn't want to feel bad about liking Annie Hall
Maureen Orth responds to the columns that have been published in the wake of Dylan Farrow's public allegations.
"If speaking out about my experience can help others stand up to their tormentors, it will be worth the pain and suffering my father continues to inflict on me. Woody Allen has an arsenal of lawyers and publicists but the one thing he does not have on his side is the truth. I hope this is the end of his vicious attacks and of the media campaign by his lawyers and publicists, as he’s promised. I won’t let the truth be buried and I won’t be silenced." - Dylan Farrow Not sure whether this is true or false but it doesn't really matter. In order for her to heal she has to forgive him and move forward in her life. I know, I forgave the person who did the same to me. That day freed me from the torment I had. I chose to no longer be the victim.
Annie Hall is one of my favorite movies of all time. I think it's near *** perfect, and I watch it once or twice a year. It's the kind of movie I wish I could make. I thought my opinion in the Woody Allen/Dylan Farrow situation was neutral due to the ambiguity of the facts; however, I find myself having zero interest in ever putting one of my Allen DVDs in the player again. Whether he did it or not, it's difficult not to let this ugly situation skew his art.
In case you missed it last night: Maureen Orth exploded Woody Allen's excuses on Dylan Farrow's harrowing account of her …
It burns me every time I read "Soon Yi Previn, Mia Farrow's adopted daughter" or Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Woody and Mia". Soon Yi is Mia Farrow's daughter as is Dylan. Dylan Farrow is Woody Allen's daughter. It's disrespectful enough that we use the same term for the process of acquiring a pet, toy doll, donations for people in need, etc as we do the process of securing parental rights of a child. Please stop disrespecting the parent/child relationship by throwing the word adopted in there to make it seem like these women have less of a relationship with their mother (or father in Dylan's case) because they are adopted. End of rant. Thank you.
Apparently, Dory Previn’s 1970 song “With My Daddy in the Attic” disprove Dylan Farrow's account of what happened to her in the 90's.
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Saturday afternoon- so tired of living in the frozen tundra..br. Life's elevator has taken me back down to reality level, where I must hit the gym, finish a new resume' (man that's hard after you've lived so long!), prepare for the Valentines Day show at the Art's Garage in Del Ray Beach. Yes, surely Florida will be warmer. I've been mulling over the nasty Woody Allen discussion. After viewing three friends posts who are joyful about his rebuttal, I decided to read Dylan's NY Times letter and review the info-even knowing the truth- that None of us will ever know the real truth, no one but Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow. I personally have been falsely accused for something (not sexual by the way) and also very close to someone who was falsely accused during the McMartin Witch Hunts in the 90's. I have experienced first hand in my own family the kind of abuse (they called it playing doctor in the old days) of young girls that used to happen all the time and No one ever said anything. It was unspeakable and w ...
If you read Dylan Farrow's piece in the I suggest you also read Woody Allen's response. There are always 2 sides to every story.
Dylan Farrow's response to Woody Allen's response to Dylan's open letter:
Woody Allen denies abusing his daughter Dylan Farrow:
Dylan Farrow responds to Woody Allen's Times op-ed, calling his response full of 'distortions and outright lies' http:/…
Dylan Farrow hits back at Woody Allen's response -
Dylan Farrow hits back at Woody Allen's response
Woody Allen responds to child molestation accusations - Woody Allen has responded to daughter Dylan Farrow's that...
Woody Allen responds to Dylan Farrow's molestation claim in open letter
Woody Allen fought back against allegations he molested Dylan Farrow some 21 years ago in a scathing New York Times opinion piece where he vehemently denied the charges in a missive the newspaper posted on its website Friday evening.
So, my question is this: if you believe Dylan Farrow and are so disgusted by what Woody Allen did that you can no longer watch his films, are you being morally inconsistent if you still appreciate Wagnerian Opera?
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