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Woody Allen has actually spoken up about the accusations versus manufacturer Harvey Weinstein, telling the BBC that he was unaware of– or maybe merely disbelieved– what lots of have explained as an”open secret”in Hollywood.”No one ever pertained to me or told me horror stories with any genuine seriousness,” Allen told the BBC.“And they would not, because you are not thinking about it. You have an interest in making your film.

“But you do hear a million fanciful reports all the time. And some end up being true and some– lots of– are just stories about this actress, or that actor.”

Beginning with a New York City Times investigative report previously this month, more than two lots ladies have come forward to accuse Weinstein of sexual misbehavior varying from unsuitable overtures to rape.The director of Blue Jasmine and Match Point has actually dealt with allegations of his own: His embraced child Dylan Farrow published in op-ed in 2014 accusing Allen of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The director has actually rejected the accusations, as Weinstein has denied accusations of forcible sex however not all of the claims.Allen, who is married to his ex-wife’s child and cast a 17-year-old Mariel Hemingway as his character’s love interest when he was 44, stated he hopes the Weinstein revelations imply that guys can still feel safe to wink at their female colleagues with impunity.”You likewise do not desire it to result in a witch hunt atmosphere, a Salem atmosphere, where every guy in a workplace who winks at a woman is suddenly needing to call an attorney to safeguard himself. That’s wrong either.”Allen conceded that he is”unfortunate “over the accusations versus the powerful manufacturer.” The entire Harvey Weinstein thing is extremely unfortunate for everybody involved,”he told the BBC.”Awful for the poor females that were included, sad for Harvey that [his] life is so ruined.” There’s no winners in that, it’s just really, extremely sad and tragic for those poor females that needed to go through that. “[

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