Toria Sheffield
January 23, 2018 12:43 pm

A slew of actors have come forward in recent weeks to denounce their decision to work with accused child molester Woody Allen. Some have even donated their entire salaries from Allen films to organizations like Time’s Up and RAINN.

This revived interest in Woody Allen’s past alleged misconduct is in no small part due to his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. Farrow claims that Allen molested her when she was seven years old, allegations that she has stood by for years. So when many powerful men in Hollywood began to (finally) be held accountable for their actions, Farrow demanded to know why Allen seemed to be getting a “pass.” She even wrote a December 7th op-ed for the LA Times titled “Why Has the #MeToo Movement Spared Woody Allen?”

She’s also publicly challenged celebrities who claim to stand with victims of sexual abuse while simultaneously choosing to work with, and even defend Allen, an alleged abuser. And her most recent comments are directed at singer Justin Timberlake.

He posted the following on Twitter today:

To which Dylan responded:

Farrow is of course referring to the fact that Timberlake appeared in Allen’s 2017 film Wonder Wheel, and she called out the hypocrisy of many of those who have chosen to work with Allen in one swift and perfect reply. Because at the end of the day, you can’t only be an ally when it’s convenient. Showing solidarity by donning black or wearing a pin is only helpful if you are also willing to put in the work and self-reflection to create real and lasting change. Especially if you’re a privileged male like Timberlake.

Thank you for continuing to speak your truth and stand up for victims, Dylan. You’re helping to shape a better world.

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