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Dylan Farrow responds to Woody Allen's New York Times column

Woody Allen poses during a photocall for the French Premiere screening of
Woody Allen poses during a photocall for the French Premiere screening of "Blue Jasmine," his latest movie, on Aug. 27, 2013 in Paris.
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In a statement made to The Hollywood Reporter late Friday, Dylan Farrow called Woody Allen's New York Times op-ed about the allegations that he molested Farrow "the latest rehash of the same legalese, distortions, and outright lies he has leveled at me for the past 20 years."

Farrow writes in her statement:

"Once again, Woody Allen is attacking me and my family in an effort to discredit and silence me - but nothing he says or writes can change the truth. For 20 years, I have never wavered in describing what he did to me."

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She wrote that, contrary to what Allen wrote, Mia Farrow was not the one who brought criminal charges - "in fact, it was a pediatrician who reported the incident to the police based on my firsthand account." She also stated that the prosecutor found probable cause to prosecute Allen, but decided against it to protect what they called "the child victim."

She also cites a new column by Maureen Orth in Vanity Fair, who was herself defending her previous reporting on the scandal.

The controversy comes amid accolades for Allen and his latest film. Allen received a lifetime achievement award at last month's Golden Globes ceremony, and he's up for the best original screenplay trophy at next month's Academy Awards for "Blue Jasmine," which also received acting nominations for Cate Blanchett and Sally Hawkins.