Transcript for Woody Allen's Adopted Daughter Resurrects Abuse Claim
This morning, we're starting to get some responses from celebrities to a drank mattic and disturbing open letter penned by woody Allen's daughter. Herring a sugss of abuse date back two decades. And she's questioning why Hollywood has turned a blind eye. Michelle has more. Reporter: An explosive open letter written by Dylan farrow is re-opening old wounds and allegations of abuse. In her own words, published on the New York times website, she details claims she was sexually abused by Allen when she was 7 years old. She spoke out last November in an interview with vanity fair. She is truly terrified of woody Allen to this day. She can't look at one of his pictures in a magazine. Reporter: Claims he has strongly denied. Certainly I never, ever abused my daughter. There was no sexual abuse that ever took place. Reporter: The accusations were investigated by police and family courts, but Allen was never charged with a crime. A six-month exhaustive investigation, there was no evidence from their view to support that the 7-year-old has been sexually abused. Reporter: Dylan, now 28, felt she should speak up for herself after watching Hollywood honor Allen with a lifetime achievement award. Writing, it felt like a personal rebuke, the awards and accolades were to shut me up and go away. Her brother tweeted during the golden globes, missed the woody Allen tribute, did they put the part where a woman publicly confirmed he abused her? Is this a seriously a speech about how great woody Allen is? Pass. And Dylan doesn't stop there, taking issues with celebrities who are friends and worked with Allen, including Diane Keaton and several of the actors in blue jasmine. Cate Blanchett responded overnight. It's obviously been a long and painful situation for the family and I hope they find some resolution and peace. ABC news reached out to Allen, farrow and fokeaton, and others, but many will be debating how Hollywood handle this is controversial and sad story. Very private too. Very private, going public. Thanks. On a lighter note, serving
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