Alec Baldwin is standing up for Woody Allen.
Allen’s identify has been introduced up in latest weeks as stars have been talking out about sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood. Allen’s daughter Dylan Farrow accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a baby.
Baldwin known as the resurfaced criticism towards Allen “unfair and unhappy.”
“Woody Allen was investigated forensically by two states (NY and CT) and no expenses had been filed,” Baldwin tweeted on Tuesday. “The renunciation of him and his work, little question, has some goal.”
The actor continued, “Nevertheless it’s unfair and unhappy to me. I labored w [Woody Allen] three instances and it was one of many privileges of my profession.”
Dylan Farrow, who was adopted Mia Farrow and Allen, claimed Allen molested her shortly earlier than her mom and the director break up up.
She lately wrote an op-ed within the Los Angeles Occasions saying she will be able to’t fathom why ladies proceed to work with Allen within the age of the #MeToo motion.
Allen has lengthy denied the allegations and was by no means charged with a criminal offense. Nonetheless, a prosecutor in Connecticut stated he had “possible trigger” to prosecute Allen in 1993 however declined to press expenses, reportedly to spare Dylan Farrow the trauma of a trial.
Baldwin stated on Twitter that whereas he doesn’t intend to “dismiss or ignore” complaints of sexual abuse, you will need to tread evenly.
“Is it doable to assist survivors of pedophilia and sexual assault/abuse and likewise imagine that WA is harmless?” Baldwin tweeted. “I believe so. The intention is to not dismiss or ignore such complaints. However accusing ppl of such crimes ought to be handled rigorously. On behalf of the victims, as properly.”
A number of actors have since expressed remorse about working with Allen together with Greta Gerwig and Rebecca Corridor.
On Monday, actor Timothee Chalamet stated he would donate his complete wage from his upcoming Allen movie, “A Wet Day in New York,” to the Time’s Up motion.
In October 2017, Baldwin made headlines when he addressed his friendship with one other director — James Toback. Toback has been accused of misconduct by about 300 ladies.
“In on a regular basis I’ve identified Jimmy, I by no means had one dialog about his intercourse life, which isn’t uncommon for me as a result of I’m not sitting down with some man and he’s saying to me, ‘Man, it’s best to have seen what I did final evening with this lady on this lodge.’ I don’t go there,” he informed the Los Angeles Occasions. “…I by no means knew any particulars of what he did that was assault in nature or rape in nature or criminally actionable. By no means, by no means, by no means.”