Family takes sides in Woody Allen alleged molestation charges 

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  • AP Photo/StarPix, Marion Curtis, File
  • This June 20, 2012 file photo released by Starpix, director Woody Allen and his wife Soon-Yi Previn attend the premiere after party for his film "To Rome with Love," in New York. Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow, penned an emotional open letter, accusing Hollywood of callously lionizing Allen, who she claims abused her. The letter revived in stunning detail an allegation more than two decades old.
No matter how you look at it, the case of Woody Allen’s alleged molestation of his young adopted daughter is sad — and wacky.

Decades after the alleged assault — brought up by his daughter Dylan Farrow, now 28, in a recent letter in the New York Times — relatives are lining up on both sides in the complex case.

CNN and People magazine report that Dylan’s brother Moses Farrow, 36, backs his father and blames his mother, actress Mia Farrow.

“My mother drummed it into me to hate my father for tearing apart the family and sexually molesting my sister. 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,” Moses said, referring to Soon-Yi Previn, whose relationship with Allen led to the 1992 breakup of Allen’s long relationship with Mia Farrow, who had adopted Soon-Yi with composer Andre Previn.

Around that time, Mia Farrow accused Allen of having molested Dylan, triggering a custody battle. (And in 1997, 19-year-old Soon-Yi married Allen, 56.)

A police investigation ended in 1993 without charges against Allen, who sought custody of both adopted children and Satchel, their biological son, who now calls himself Ronan Farrow.

In a recent tweet, Ronan Farrow, 26, backed Dylan. “I love and support my sister and I think her words speak for themselves,” he wrote.

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