“My parents are Andre Previn and Mia, but obviously they’re not even my real parents. I was never remotely close to Woody.”Soon-Yi Previn, Newsweek, August 1992 Around the same time, Soon-Yi also released a comment about the relationship to Newsweek, imploring the public “let’s not get hysterical.”“Please don’t try and dramatize my relationship with Woody Allen,” she said in a statement to Newsweek. I’m a psychology major at college who fell for a man who happens to be the ex-boyfriend of Mia.I admit it’s offbeat, but let’s not get hysterical.A bit of background: In 1992, Allen's relationship with actress and activist Mia Farrow crumbled under the revelation that he had had an affair with her 21-year-old adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn. More recently, in February of 2014, his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow published a letter accusing Allen of sexually assaulting her when she was a child.The original accusations of this abuse in 1993 were "part of a sensational story about the celebrity split between Allen and his girlfriend, Mia Farrow," according to letter's introduction by Nicholas Kristof.“I started the relationship with her and I thought it would just be a fling.It wouldn’t be serious, but it had a life of its own. Then we started going together, then we started living together, and we were enjoying it. It seemed to work in our favor actually,” Allen said of their romance.
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She took them, and outstripped me in certain areas that I showed her,” he continued. It’s like the trace vitamin not being in your body.
It’s a tiny little thing, but if you don’t have it you die.” Acknowledging that it’s often said that relationships require “work,” Allen candidly disagreed with the idea.
The tragedy here is that, because of Mia’s vindictiveness, the children must suffer. Thinks it’s torture.”As for whether he worries about the big age difference between them, Allen simply said: ”I worry about that only in that I hope that I live long enough to give her sufficient nourishment.
I will always have a feeling of love for her because of the opportunities she gave me, but it’s hard to forgive much that followed.”Woody Allen, 60 Minutes, November 1992 In November of that year, Allen went on “60 Minutes” to defend his relationship with Previn and rebut Farrow’s claims that he abused Dylan, as well as to deny any link between the two.