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Woody Allen Responds to Adopted Daughter's Sexual Assault Accusations in NY Times Piece

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Woody Allen has responded to his adopted daughter's accusations of sexual assault with his own piece in the New York Times.

Last week, in an open letter to the Times, Dylan Farrow spoke out for the first time about the abuse claims, saying that Allen molested her in the attic of their home when she was 7 years old.

The incident made headlines back in 1993, when Allen and actress Mia Farrow were going through a bitter breakup and custody battle.

Now, Allen has written his own version of events.

He says that a special investigations unit cleared him early on, and he blames Mia Farrow for pushing the story.

"Of course, I did not molest Dylan," he wrote in the piece. "I loved her and hope one day she will grasp how she has been cheated out of having a loving father and exploited by a mother more interested in her own festering anger than her daughter's well-being."

Allen also wrote that this would be his final comment on the subject.

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