A working tally of all of the celebrities who remorse working with the filmmaker
What the post-Harvey Weinstein period has come to imply, in a really quick period of time, is a interval by which males are lastly being held accountable for their crappy behaviour—from sexual harassment and misconduct to abuse and even rape. But the wave of males being jettisoned from positions of energy and privilege is just the start. The true pressure of the #metoo motion lies not on this instant aftermath (though desperately wanted), however in the truth that conversations and dialogues around the globe—in places of work, in residing rooms, in bedrooms—are altering because of it. People all over the place, be they celebrities or simply regular, on a regular basis of us, are starting, finally, to introspect, to analyse behaviours and selections each previous and current, to re-evaluate and recalibrate how they work together and empathize with ladies round them.
The reverberations of this second in time will probably be felt for years to return, and in reality, the making of amends has already begun. (Better late than by no means.) In the previous few months, quite a lot of actors and actresses who’ve starred in Woody Allen movies over time have expressed remorse about working with him in public statements or interviews. Many of those statements come on the heels of a Los Angeles Times op-ed by Allen’s daughter Dylan Farrow, who has lengthy accused him of molesting her when she was seven years previous. In the piece, titled “Why has the #MeToo revolution spared Woody Allen?,” she writes: “We are in the midst of a revolution. From allegations against studio heads and journalists, to hotel maids recounting abuses on the job, women are exposing the truth and men are losing their jobs. But the revolution has been selective.”
That revolution is now not selective. The reckoning has lastly caught up with Allen, with almost a dozen celebrities disavowing the Oscar-winning author/director. Below, all of the actors and actresses—to date—who’ve seen the sunshine.
Last October, in a Twitter thread that made him the very first individual to voice his guilt about working with Allen, actor Griffin Newman, who has a job within the upcoming A Rainy Day in New York wrote: “I need to get this off my chest: – I worked on Woody Allen’s next movie. – I believe he is guilty. – I donated my entire salary to RAINN.”
In a November 2017 Facebook publish about her horrible expertise working with Brett Ratner, Page, who labored with Allen on 2012’s To Rome With Love, wrote: “I did a Woody Allen movie and it is the biggest regret of my career. I am ashamed I did this. I had yet to find my voice and was not who I am now and felt pressured, because “of course you have to say yes to this Woody Allen film.” Ultimately, nevertheless, it’s my selection what movies I resolve to do and I made the improper selection. I made an terrible mistake.”
Earlier this month, actor David Krumholtz shared together with his Twitter followers: “I deeply regret working with Woody Allen on Wonder Wheel. It’s one of my most heartbreaking mistakes. We can no longer let these men represent us in entertainment, politics, or any other realm. They are beneath real men.”
In an interview with IndieWire the next day, he spoke about “being moved by that [Time’s Up] movement and being a father of a daughter, and feeling like it’s time at the very least, whether or not you believe Woody or you believe Dylan, it’s time for Mr. Allen to stop making inappropriate films about February/December relationships.” He added that he had donated his wage from the movie to Time’s Up.
Writer, director and actor Greta Gerwig, who labored with Allen on To Rome With Love, was requested in an interview with the New York Times earlier this month about whether or not, in relation to males like Roman Polanski and Woody Allen, we must always “care about, reward or punish what artists do beyond the parameters of their art.” Gerwig replied, “I would like to speak specifically to the Woody Allen question, which I have been asked about a couple of times recently, as I worked for him on a film that came out in 2012. It is something that I take very seriously and have been thinking deeply about, and it has taken me time to gather my thoughts and say what I mean to say. I can only speak for myself and what I’ve come to is this: If I had known then what I know now, I would not have acted in the film. I have not worked for him again, and I will not work for him again. Dylan Farrow’s two different pieces made me realize that I increased another woman’s pain, and I was heartbroken by that realization. I grew up on his movies, and they have informed me as an artist, and I cannot change that fact now, but I can make different decisions moving forward.”
In an open letter to Dylan Farrow on HuffingtonPost.com, Mira Sorvino, who labored with Allen in 1995 on Mighty Aphrodite, wrote: “I confess that at the time I worked for Woody Allen I was a naive young actress. I swallowed the media’s portrayal of your abuse allegations against your father as an outgrowth of a twisted custody battle between Mia Farrow and him, and did not look further into the situation, for which I am terribly sorry.”
Actress Rebecca Hall, who has labored with Allen twice—on 2008’s Vicki Cristina Barcelona and once more within the upcoming A Rainy Day in New York—launched a press release on Instagram, by which she writes: “After reading and re-reading Dylan Farrow’s statements of a few days ago and going back and reading the older ones – I see, not only how complicated this matter is, but that my actions have made another woman feel silenced and dismissed.” She went on to say that she had donated her wage from the movie to Time’s Up.
The 22-year-old actor was requested in a current interview with Christiane Amanpour on CNN if he had any “qualms” about working with Allen on his upcoming movie, and he gave a measured response: “It’s going to be really important for me to talk about that. I hesitate to talk about it right now, because what I say will only — it’s only going to anger people. So when that film comes out — if it comes out — it’s going to be really important to talk about. But that’s not the time right now.” However, only a week later he launched the next assertion through his Instagram account: “I have been asked in a few recent interviews about my decision to work on a film with Woody Allen last summer. I’m not able to answer the question directly because of contractual obligations. But what I can say is this: I don’t want to profit from my work on the film, and to that end, I am going to donate my entire salary to three charities: TIME’S UP, The LGBT Center in New York, and RAINN. I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the brave artists who are fighting for all people to be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.”
The actress, who lately received a Golden Globe for her starring position in Amazon Prime’s Marvelous Mrs Maisel and beforehand labored with Allen on 2016’s A Crisis in Six Scenes, additionally for Amazon Studios, mentioned in an interview on Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast that, “I do have to take this opportunity to say that, for me, I have really struggled with the decision to do that project for a long time. Honestly, it’s the decision that I have made in my life that is the most inconsistent with everything I stand for and believe in, both publicly and privately. And while I can’t take it back, it’s important to me, moving forward, to make decisions that better reflect the things that I value and my worldview.”
Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth, who starred in Allen’s 2013 movie Magic within the Moonlight with Emma Stone, gave essentially the most succinct of statements to the Guardian on the identical day that CBS News aired Dylan Farrow’s first-ever televised interview: “I wouldn’t work with him again.”
In an interview with Hollywood Reporter final week, the Oscar-winning French actress who labored with Allen on Midnight in Paris in 2011 gave a little bit of a imprecise assertion, saying she wouldn’t probably work with him once more whereas sustaining her ignorance on the topic. “I’m very ignorant of what he did or he didn’t do, I just see people suffering and it’s terrible. I have to say today, yeah, if he were to ask me again – I don’t think it would ever happen because the experience we had together was very odd. I admire some of his work but we had no connection on set. But I have to say if he asked me to today I would question more, I would dig more. I don’t know, I’m very ignorant about this story and I just see that it hurts to see people suffering.”