Dylan Farrow, Woody Allen's adopted daughter, has given a
detailed account of the 1992 alleged sexual abuse by the director.
Farrow made the child molestation allegations in a first person
account published in The
New York Times.
Woody Allen declined to
comment to the Times. The letter was published Saturday on the
Times web site as part of Nicholas D. Kristof's blog. Kristof has
also written an
op-ed column about the allegation
s
, noting
that Allen recently received a lifetime achievement award at the
Jan. 13 Golden Globes. Allen's screenplay for "Blue Jasmine" is one
of the five original screenplays nominated for a Writers Guild
Award and an Oscar this year. The WGA Awards are being held
Saturday evening with simultaneoous ceremonies in Los Angeles and
New York. Allen, who has been nominated 21 times for a WGA Award
and won five, rarely attends awards events. Diane Keaton received
the Golden Globes award on his behalf on Jan. 13. When the charges
first arose in 1992, Allen was accused of touching the
then-7-year-old inappropriately. Allen responded by asserting that