Soon-Yi Previn, Woody Allen ‘ s wife, says adoptive mother Mia Farrow ‘advantage’ of #MeToo movement

Soon-Yi Previn, left, broke her silence by slamming Mia Farrow, her adoptive mother.

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Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of filmmaker Woody Allen, broke her silence in an interview published Sunday, saying that the sex-attack allegations against her husband, “so shocking, so unfair” — and that Mia Farrow, her adoptive mother, has benefited from the #MeToo movement.”

Allen previously claimed that Farrow “coached” her daughter, Dylan, who said Allen sexually assaulted her in 1993 when she was just 7 years old. Reps for Mia Farrow not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment; she has strongly supported Dylan in the wake of the allegations.

The author of the New York magazine piece, Daphne Merkin, she acknowledged friends with Allen for more than 40 years.

Mia Farrow’s son Ronan, who has become a leading reporter in the #MeToo traffic, and stood by his sister Dylan, tweeted that he was “angry” at New York magazine for the story, says he considered the interview a “hit job,” and a story that All had been planted to attack and vilify” Mia Farrow.

Statement on New York magazine, who has done something shameful here:

— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) September 17, 2018

“As a journalist, I am shocked by the lack of concern for the facts, the refusal of the record of witnesses that would contradict the lies in this piece, and it is not printing from my sister comments,” Ronan Farrow tweeted. “The survivors of abuse deserve better.”

His brothers and sisters also released a report in response to Previn an interview to say that they “love and stand by their mother, who “falsely attacked,” and a disputed Previn, the allegations of emotional abuse at the hands of Mia Farrow.

My statement about New York Magazine:

— Dylan Farrow (@RealDylanFarrow) September 17, 2018

I am thankful for my brothers and sisters for standing by me and my mother. Declaration of Matthew Previn, Sascha Previn, Fletcher Previn, Daisy Previn, Ronan Farrow, Isaiah Farrow, Quincy Farrow:

— Dylan Farrow (@RealDylanFarrow) September 17, 2018

Soon-Yi Previn said, that since Farrow and her husband at the time, the composer Andre Previn, took her from South Korea in 1977, when she was about 6, she and Farrow are ” like oil and water.” Soon-Yi speculated she may have been too old for Farrow to her as she wished.

Allen and Farrow’s relationship lasted from 1980 until their split in 1992, when he and Soon-Yi was a few. The couple married in 1997.


“Mia was not mothers to me from the get-go,” Previn said, recalling that the first time Farrow gave her a bath it was not in a caring way, but “she’s just a kind of threw me in” the cockpit.

Previn recalled one other time, in 1979, when Farrow allegedly screamed at her and told her, “I must send you to a madhouse!” after one of her brothers and sisters injured during the play.

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“I was shaking,” Previn said. “I was so scared that I thought she was actually going to put me in a madhouse — and I understood what it meant.”

She explained that in their relationship, they really can’t come up with” a positive memory with Farrow.

Speaking about her relationship with Allen, Previn called it “a moral dilemma” and “a huge betrayal on both our parts, a terrible thing to do, a terrible shock to [Farrow.]”

Still, she said her relationship with Allen has worked because they “felt valued.”

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