"Not just because he was a great thinker, because I have been known to have some reasonably profound insights myself, although mine invariably revolve around two eighteen-year-old cocktail waitresses and some rope handcuffs", reads the notes in a draft of short story "My Apology", according to Morgan. The accusation came early in a long custody battle between Allen and Farrow's mother, Mia Farrow. "That is an admirable and worthwhile objective, I hope these women change the world", Farrow said.
Farrow has released a powerful statement to BuzzFeed, reiterating the fact that she supports this movement, but that real change is not as easy as wearing a pin or a certain color, or focusing on a handful of villains while ignoring others.
I struggle to understand how a woman who believes Woody Allen is "empowering to women" can claim the role as an advocate for women suffering from sexual harassment. Is this really the turning point? I have no doubt the time is right.
"No predator should be spared by virtue of their "talent" or "creativity" or "genius". The principles of the movement need to be applied consistently and without exemption'.
Woody Allen's son Ronan Farrow is one of the journalists who reported on Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual misconduct a year ago, leading an investigation by The New Yorker.
'What if it had been your child, Cate Blanchett?
Greta Gerwig and Woody Allen worked together in the 2012 film"To Rome With Love
It has no leadership and members include Meryl Streep, Ashley Judd, Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, Natalie Portman, Rashida Jones, Emma Stone, Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon. Or you, Scarlett Johansson?
Dylan reflected on how she made the decision to publish the letter following Allen being awarded the Cecil B. DeMille accolade for lifetime achievement "detailing the abuse [she] sustained at the hands of Woody Allen".
"Well, you know, I'm so thrilled to be here tonight as a writer and director and creator, and to be making my own movies and putting that forth", a visibly flustered Gerwig replied.
It's of course particularly hard for me as a survivor of sexual abuse to know that for these particular individuals I am not part of the "every woman" they stand for.
Pompeo took to Twitter Friday after a Washington Post editorial from Richard Morgan entitled "I read decades of Woody Allen's private notes".