Susan Sarandon Slams Woody Allen: ‘Nothing Good To Say About Him’ by the Forward

Susan Sarandon Slams Woody Allen: ‘Nothing Good To Say About Him’

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Actress Susan Sarandon slammed Woody Allen at the Cannes Film Festival, saying she believed claims he sexually abused his daughter Dylan Farrow to be true.

“I think he sexually assaulted a child and I don’t think that’s right,” Sarandon said Sunday according to Variety.

“I have nothing good to say about him,” she added. “I don’t want to go there.”

Also in Cannes, comedian Laurent Lafitte made a rape joke at the premiere of Allen’s film, “Cafe Society,” seemingly hinting at the abuse allegations.

Allen’s son, Ronan Farrow, criticized the media last week for not doing enough to cover the abuse allegations.

Farrow alleged that media outlets relied on talking points provided by Allen’s public relations representatives, creating what he termed “a self-perpetuating spin machine.”

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Josefin Dolsten is a former news fellow at the Forward, writing about politics and culture, and editing the Sisterhood blog. She received an MA in Jewish Studies and Comparative Religion from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a BA in Government from Cornell University. Follow her on Twitter at @josefindolsten .

Susan Sarandon Slams Woody Allen: ‘Nothing Good To Say About Him’

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