Journalist Maureen Orth wrote two exhaustive articles about Woody Allen in relation to his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, and her charges that he sexually molested her.
Now, Orth has put forth a new feature for Vanity Fair dispelling what she calls media exaggerations regarding the case. The 10 points listed in the magazine are damning to Allen’s case. Consider the following highlights:
Allen had been in therapy for alleged inappropriate behavior toward Dylan with a child psychologist before the abuse allegation was presented to the authorities or made public. Mia Farrow had instructed her babysitters that Allen was never to be left alone with Dylan….
Allen refused to take a polygraph administered by the Connecticut state police. Instead, he took one from someone hired by his legal team. The Connecticut state police refused to accept the test as evidence….
In his 33-page decision, Judge Wilk found that Mr. Allen’s behavior toward Dylan was “grossly inappropriate and that measures must be taken to protect her.
The state attorney, Maco, said publicly he did have probable cause to press charges against Allen but declined, due to the fragility of the “child victim.”
Read the full list at Vanity Fair