Woody Allen and his wife, Soon-Yi Previn, have broken their silence on the new HBO documentary series Allen v. Farrow, which began airing on Sunday. The couple’s spokesperson called it a “hatchet job riddled with falsehoods,” noting that HBO has a business relationship with Allen’s son, Ronan Farrow.
In a statement issued Monday, the spokesperson alleges that documentarians Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick only approached Allen and Previn less than two months ago and gave them just days to rebut sexual abuse accusations made by actress Mia Farrow and her daughter, Dylan.
“These documentarians had no interest in the truth. Instead, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to put together a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods,” the spokesperson said in the statement, which was sent to multiple news outlets. “Woody and Soon-Yi were approached less than two months ago and given only a matter of days ‘to