Timothée Chalamet announced he’s donating his salary from the Woody Allen film A Rainy Day in New York to charity due to decades-old allegations that the Oscar-winning director sexually assaulted his daughter. Allegations that Woody Allen molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow first surfaced in 1992 during the separation between Allen and Mia Farrow.
Allen has long denied the allegations and criminal charges were never filed, but a custody hearing did result in a trial. It was never legally determined whether Farrow had been sexually assaulted and though Woody Allen’s relationship with Dylan Farrow was severed, his career continued to thrive.
Now that Dylan Farrow is an adult, she has come forward and is speaking out publicly against Woody Allen. She often issues a challenge to those in the business to cut ties with Allen and to stand with her in her fight for justice. As more people choose to believe her, there has been a noticeable cooling off towards Woody Allen.
Several actors and actresses have publicly shown their support for Dylan and have released public statements showing their solidarity with her.
The Me Too movement has created an atmosphere where people are speaking out against sexual abuse, assault, and harassment and calls for those in powerful positions who are accused of abusing their roles to be removed are widespread.
It should be noted that it is Dylan Farrow’s brother Ronan Farrow who was invaluable in giving Harvey Weinstein’s accusors a public platform.
Woody Allen has always denied the allegations and though Dylan and Ronan Farrow are outspoken, Allen and Mia Farrow do have another son who speaks favorably of Woody Allen and doesn’t believe the allegations against him.
— Mark Harris (@MarkHarrisNYC) January 16, 2018
Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Hall both donated their earnings from the Woody Allen movie to Time's Up and other charities. Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, Elle Fanning, Selena Gomez, Jude Law, Juno Temple, Diego Luna and Liev Shreiber we're waiting on you. Who's next?
— ? (@harleyraejepsen) January 16, 2018
Many actors have recently come forward to say they regret having worked with Woody Allen. Rebecca Hall recently announced she’s also donating her salary.
Selena Gomez met heavy criticism for working in the same film. Timothée Chalamet is the latest to come forward and announce he is giving his salary to the charities Times Up and RAINN.
I know that standing with me against Woody Allen is not easy in this industry. I know that I am asking for courage and even sacrifice. But if #TIMESUP truly stands with all victims, as it says it does, then that sacrifice is necessary to help convert this moment to a movement. /1
— Dylan Farrow (@realdylanfarrow) January 10, 2018
Glad to see this. https://t.co/VbyDU6fUpe
— Dylan Farrow (@realdylanfarrow) January 16, 2018
Dylan Farrow spoke publicly about Woody Allen, people standing up for her, and Timothée Chalamet’s recent decision to donate his profits.
What do you think of Timothée Chalamet’s decision? Do you agree with him or do you think Woody Allen is being treated unfairly? Should people continue to work with him?