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“Nothing that I ever did with Dylan in my life could be misconstrued as that,” he said. Allegations were initially made in 1992 when Mia Farrow split from the director. There was said to be a cause of a criminal case at the time, but there were worries about traumatizing Dylan by putting her on the witness stand.

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However, doesn’t actually think Dylan is lying. “I believe she it. She was a good kid. I do not believe that she’s making it up. I don’t believe she’s lying. I believe she that.”  Allen previously claimed that he believes Farrow coached their daughter to make the allegations, which both denied. 

“Why would a guy who’s 57 years old? I never was accused of anything in my life, I’m suddenly going to drive up in the middle of a contentious custody fight at Mia’s country home (with) a 7-year-old girl. It just — on the surface, I didn’t think it required any investigation, even,” the 85-year-old told Lee Cowan.

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In the documentary, Dylan recalled the “intense” and “grueling” evaluations she underwent after she made the accusations and was interviewed nine times in three months which made her feel like she “was lying” after having to defend her experience. “If I change a word here, they say I’m being inconsistent, if I’m using the same exact words I used every other time, I was coached,” Dylan said.

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“I remember my mom told me and [brother] Ronan [Farrow], ‘Daddy took naked pictures of Soon-Yi.’ And that was sort of the first instance where I thought, ‘Oh… it’s not just me,’” Dylan recounted.  

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“Lee Cowan sat down with Allen in July 2020 following the release of his memoir for what would be Allen’s first significant television interview in nearly three decades. The interview, which occurred last summer during an active news cycle, is being presented now given the renewed interest in the controversy surrounding the filmmaker,” CBS News explained in a statement, according to Variety. “The exclusive for Paramount Plus offers the ability to explore Allen, his career, and the allegations in context and with the depth that this story demands.” 

“These documentarians had no interest in the truth,” a spokesperson for Allen and his wife, Soon-Ye Previn, who was adopted by Farrow and André Previn before Allen married her in 1997, said in February. They called the Allen v. Farrow a “hatchet job riddled with falsehoods.”

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