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Alec Baldwin says people are being "unfair" to Woody Allen over alleged child abuse

Several actors have now expressed regret about working with the director.

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ALEC BALDWIN HAS taken to Twitter to speak out against the “backlash” against Woody Allen following allegations hat he sexually abused his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow.

It comes after Timothee Chalamet became the latest actor to announce he will donate the salary he earned from an Allen movie to “Time’s Up” and other causes for sexual abuse victims.

Baldwin, who previously worked with Allen on Blue Jasmine, called the renunciation of his work “unfair and sad”.

Woody Allen was investigated forensically by two states (NY and CT) and no charges were filed. The renunciation of him and his work, no doubt, has some purpose. But it’s unfair and sad to me. I worked [with Woody Allen] 3 times and it was one of the privileges of my career.

Is it possible to support survivors of pedophilia and sexual assault/abuse and also believe that [Woody Allen] is innocent? I think so.
The intention is not to dismiss or ignore such complaints. But accusing [people] of such crimes should be treated carefully. On behalf of the victims, as well.”

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A Twitter user shared his sentiments, saying “to deny the genius does a disservice to the art form”. Baldwin shot back:

Talent has nothing to do with it. This is a charge that was investigated aggressively and resulted in … nothing. What would it take for you to at least consider that he is telling the truth?”

Earlier this week, actress Rebecca Hall donated her fee from upcoming Woody Allen film A Rainy Day In New York to the “Time’s Up” movement.

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