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Dylan Farrow Reveals Details of Alleged Sexual Abuse by Woody Allen

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Famed director Woody Allen is speaking out against allegations made by his adopted daughter that she was sexually assaulted by him.

In an open letter to The New York Times, Dylan Farrow wrote, "When I was seven years old, Woody Allen took me by the hand and led me into a dim, closet-like attic on the second floor of our house. He told me to lay on my stomach and play with my brother’s electric train set. Then he sexually assaulted me."

These allegations first surfaced in 1992 amid a bitter custody battle between Allen and his former girlfriend.

Prosecutors in Connecticut declined to charge the movie director, although they claimed there was probable cause.

Farrow's remarks come nearly three weeks after Allen received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes.

On Sunday, representatives for Allen said he read the article and found it "untrue and disgraceful," adding in a statement: "At the time, a thorough investigation was conducted by court appointed independent experts. The experts concluded there was no credible evidence of molestation; that Dylan Farrow had an inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality; and that Dylan Farrow had likely been coached by her mother Mia Farrow. No charges were ever filed."

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