"We don't know any of these people involved," she told in February 2014 defending Allen: "I personally would have to say that it would take overwhelming evidence to convince me that he had sexually abused a child, just as it would take overwhelming evidence to convince me that Desmond Tutu, Franklin D. " he continued, adding: "You are mistaken if you think there is a place for me, or any outsider, in this family's issue." Mariel Hemingway: In 2015, the actress revealed in her memoir, , her first role in a Woody Allen film, Allen flew out to her parents' house in Idaho and began pressing her to travel to Paris with him (when she was only 18 years old).Roosevelt or Doris Lessing had sexually abused a child." He concluded: "Obviously if he did not in fact commit the crime, this is an appalling situation." Scarlett Johansson: The in March 2014 that "It's not like this is somebody that's been prosecuted and found guilty of something, and you can then go, ' I don't support this lifestyle or whatever.' I mean, it's all guesswork." She added, "It would be ridiculous for me to make any kind of assumption one way or the other." Cate Blanchett: Promoting at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2014, Blanchett didn't want to address the accusations against Allen, saying that it's a family ordeal. "Our relationship was platonic, but I started to see that he had a kind of crush on me, though I dismissed it as the kind of thing that seemed to happen any time middle-aged men got around young women," she wrote.Her performance in Manny & Lo garnered a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female, and The New York Times said, "At 18, the actress gets away with playing a 25-year-old woman by using her husky voice to test the level of acidity in the air ... Johansson is not nearly as accomplished a performer as Mr. Coppola gets around this by using Charlotte's simplicity and curiosity as keys to her character." At age 18, Johansson played Griet in Peter Webber's Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)., starring Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell and Blake Lively, opened at Cannes this week."It's obviously been a long and painful situation for the family," said Blanchett, "and I hope they find some sort of resolution and peace." Alec Baldwin: In the midst of promoting with co-star Blanchett, Baldwin tweeted a series of comments that distanced himself as an actor from what he saw as a family conflict. Hemingway ended up refusing to go on the trip with the director, and Allen left town the next morning.
An open letter penned by Dylan about the alleged abuse was then printed by "It's been a long and painful situation for the family, and I hope they find some resolution and peace," Blanchett said in a brief statement in response to Dylan's letter, which called her out by name along with her co-stars Alec Baldwin, Louis C.As for the rest, David got wind of it and lamented the 40-year age gap like a gentleman.), the same year their on- and off-screen partnership ended when he took up with her adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn, 35 years his junior.Allen and Previn, his third wife, have now been married since 1997 and have two children together.She was going to wind up the aged movie actress who everyone was in love with, and I was going to end up the director who once directed her, now her chauffeur."Any time I have an idea, if there's anything that she could play in it, she's always my first option. She made her film debut in the fantasy comedy North (1994).The cast has so far largely avoided addressing sexual-abuse allegations made against the director by his daughter, Dylan Farrow.