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Amazon: the Contract with Woody Allen broke after metoo-statements

It was Woody Allen's son Ronan Farrow, which to a large extent, started metoo-the movement in his article in The New Yorker about the producer Harvey Weinstein and the allegations of sexual abuse made against him.

In the article was also Woody Allen, interviewed, and was quoted to say:

Weinstein-the story is tragic for all involved. Tragic for those poor women, and sadly for Harvey, his life is so tangled.

In the article he warned also of a ”häxjaktsatmosfär”, where ”every guy in an office like winking at a woman suddenly need to call a lawyer to defend itself”.

documents that Amazon now has submitted to a court in New York, writing for The Guardian, after Woody Allen sued the internet sales - and strömningsjätten for the early completion of the contract to make four movies for Amazon's behalf.

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”Despite immediate consensus on the importance of recognizing and addressing the issue of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and other industries did Allen a number of public statements indicating that he did not understand the seriousness of these issues, or the consequences for his own career,” writes Amazon in a statement.

Allen's response to the allegations that he himself förgripit himself sexually on his daughter Dylan Farrow. According to The Guardian, he commented the data so here in 2018:

– Even if the Farrow family cynically uses the opportunity created by Times up-the movement (part of the metoo for the film industry) to repeat this discredited accusation makes it not more true today than it was before. I have never förgripit me of my daughter – that all the investigations ruled for a quarter of a century ago.

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A number of actors expressed regrets over having worked with him, but Allen argued that he ”should be the face of metoo”.

" I have worked with hundreds of female actors and no one – famous or beginner – has ever suggested any form of olämpligheter.

made in connection with the preparation to market Allen's film ”Wonder Wheel”, and that his comments sabotaged the work.

A second movie, which was ready in 2018 was never released, according to Amazon because of the ”renewed accusations against Mr. Allen, his own controversial comments and the increasing reluctance from the talents to be associated with him in any way”.

”In a broader context did Allen's actions and its consequences that Amazon would never be able to earn on their agreement on the four films”, they write in the statement.

representatives for Woody Allen for comment.

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