Rebecca Hall, the British actress, says she “regrets” appearing in Woody Allen’s latest film after reading his daughter’s attack on Hollywood for its continuing support for the embattled director.
Hall, whose career was boosted by starring in Allen’s 2008 film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, said she would not work with Allen again and would donate her wage for “A Rainy Day in New York” to the Time’s Up initiative.
Her statement comes a month after the director’s adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow blasted Hollywood’s double standards when it comes to claims of sexual abuse and harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Farrow has maintained her father sexually abused her when she was seven-years-old, a charge the filmmaker has denied. Connecticut police investigated, but charges were never filed.
In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, Ms Farrow criticised actresses, including Kate Winslet, for speaking out about sexual harassment in the industry while refusing to…