‘I love Woody and I believe him’: Scarlett Johansson defends Allen

Actor says she has spoken extensively to the director about claims of sexual abuse and would work with him any time Scarlett Johansson has come out strongly in defence of Woody Allen, saying she loved the film-maker and believed he is innocent of the abuse accusations made by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. Match Point, Scoop and Timothe Chalamet, Greta Gerwig and Colin Firth, all of whom expressed regret at working with Allen after the re-emergence of Farrows allegation of sexual abuse against him. Allen has always denied the allegations, which have been investigated twice by authorities and no charges brought. Other actors such as Javier Bardem and Anjelica Huston terminated a four-film agreement with him, citing his comments about …