His response came a day after the
"Mr. Allen has read the article and found it untrue and disgraceful," Allen's spokeswoman, Leslee Dart, said in an email Sunday. "He will be responding very soon."
In her letter, Dylan Farrow wrote, "Woody Allen took me by the hand and led me into a dim, closet-like attic on the second floor of our house. He told me to lay on my stomach and play with my brother's electric train set. Then he sexually assaulted me." She also alleged a long-standing pattern of abuse.
Allen and Mia Farrow separated after Farrow learned of Allen's involvement with her adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn, who was 19 at the time (Allen was in his 50s). Allegations of Dylan Farrow's abuse arose during a subsequent custody battle, and the Connecticut State Police began a criminal inquiry. After a six-month investigation, a team from Yale-
Dylan Farrow is now 28 and living with her husband in Florida under a different name. She decided to speak out publicly against Allen after he was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes in mid-January.