Johansson, who has starred in three of Allen's films, was criticized along with other actors by Farrow in an open letter published in the New York Times last month. Johansson told the Guardian, "I think it's irresponsible to take a bunch of actors that will have a
Regarding the controversy, which ignited a firestorm of debate and prompted Allen to respond with his own New York Times op-ed, Johansson said, "I'm unaware that there's been a backlash. I think he'll continue to know what he knows about the situation, and I'm sure the other people involved have their own experience with it. It's not like this is somebody that's been prosecuted and found guilty of something, and you can then go, 'I don't support this lifestyle or whatever.' I mean, it's all guesswork."
She added, "It would be ridiculous for me to make any kind of assumption one way or the other."
"I stand behind that decision," Johansson said, adding that she was aware of SodaStream's controversial factory before she signed on to promote the company's products.
"It still doesn't seem like a problem," she added. "Until someone has a solution to the closing of that factory to leaving all those people destitute, that doesn't seem like the solution to the problem."
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