Moses Farrow Refutes Dylan Farrow's Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Woody Allen
Moses Farrow, one of the many adopted children of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, has spoken out against Dylan Farrow’s accusations against Allen.
Moses Farrow Says Woody Allen Didn't Abuse Sister
Moses believes that Dylan’s story of sexual abuse was fabricated by Mia Farrow in an attempt to get back at Allen for his relationship with Soon-Yi Previn. "My mother drummed it into me to hate my father for tearing apart the family and sexually molesting my sister," Moses told People. "And I hated him for her for years. I see now that this was a vengeful way to pay him back for falling in love with Soon-Yi."
"Of course Woody did not molest my sister. She loved him and looked forward to seeing him when he would visit. She never hid from him until our mother succeeded in creating the atmosphere of fear and hate towards him,” Moses continued. “The day in question, there were six or seven of us in the house. We were all in public rooms and no one, not my father or sister, was off in any private spaces. My mother was conveniently out shopping. I don’t know if my sister really believes she was molested or is trying to please her mother. Pleasing my mother was very powerful motivation because to be on her wrong side was horrible."
Dylan Slams Moses' 'Betrayal'
In reply to Moses’ suggestions, Dylan has reiterated her claims that her story is true and based on her own memory – not a creation of her mother’s. "This is such a betrayal to me and my whole family," she told People. "My memories are the truth and they are mine and I will live with that for the rest of my life."
"My mother never coached me," Dylan added. "She never planted false memories in my brain. My memories are mine. I remember them. She was distraught when I told her. When I came forward with my story she was hoping against hope that I had made it up. In one of the most heartbreaking conversations I have ever had, she sat me down and asked me if I was telling the truth. She said that Dad said he didn’t do anything. and I said, 'He's lying.' "
Mia Farrow took to Twitter in an attempt to refocus the attention on Dylan’s story, and not on her and her alleged lies and abuses.
I love my daughter. I will always protect her. A lot of ugliness is going to be aimed at me. But this is not about me, it's about her truth.
— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 4, 2014
Moses, in addition to claiming that Mia Farrow coached his sister on the story of abuse, also alleges that she beat them as children. He believes that Dylan would benefit from cutting ties with his mother, as he has, and reconnecting with Allen. That likely won’t be happening anytime soon, as Dylan has said, “My brother is dead to me. My mother is so brave and so courageous and taught me what it means to be strong and brave and tell the truth even in the face of these monstrous lies."
– Chelsea Regan