WENN – Mar 18, 2021 / 6:00 pm | Story: 328407
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Woody Allen attending the world premiere of ‘Disaster in Six Scenes’ on the Crosby Avenue Resort in New York Metropolis.
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The prosecutor who investigated Dylan Farrow’s claims that her adopted father Woody Allen sexually abused her has revealed he believed her allegations.
HBO docuseries Allen v. Farrow seems to be into Mia Farrow’s daughter Dylan’s allegations that the director molested her when she was simply seven years previous, which Allen has all the time strenuously denied.
And now Frank Maco – who was a Litchfield County legal professional on the time she made the claims, and was accountable for making the choice to not put Dylan on the stand – has instructed Folks journal that he believes what she’s saying.
“I imagine her,” he stated, explaining that the one purpose he did not put her on the stand was as a result of he did not need her to freeze up in court docket, doubtlessly forcing a decide to dismiss all fees towards the filmmaker.
“This little one would now dwell the remainder of her life figuring out she acquired her day in court docket, however that as a result of she froze, that he receives an acquittal or a dismissal.”
Maco had instructed Mia Farrow on the time that if Dylan ever wished to fulfill him to debate why he’d made the decision he did, he’d be completely satisfied to take action. So when it got here to filming the HBO collection, Dylan seemed him up they usually had the possibility to fulfill for the primary time since 1993.
“She stated, ‘I blame myself. I wasn’t sturdy sufficient,'” Maco recalled of their assembly. And I stated, ‘Dylan, I by no means need to hear you say that to me. You have been a toddler. If something, blame me. I made the choice. I opted for that. You might all the time level to me and say, ‘that prosecutor did not prosecute.'”
Upon listening to that, Dylan apparently instructed him, “I simply wanted to listen to that.”
Maco concluded by insisting he has no regrets about his choice, regardless of having his critics, including: “I’ll gladly struggle and die on this hill as a result of I’m satisfied that I did the proper factor.”