Scarlett Johansson’s Woody Allen Defense Ignites Backlash Amid Oscar Buzz

Scarlett Johansson is at the center of backlash once again for defending Woody Allen in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

Johansson was Allen’s muse in the mid-2000s as the star of “Match Point,” “Scoop,” and “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.” Following Johansson’s dramatic breakthrough in “Lost in Translation,” her work with Woody Allen help solidified her as one of the most sought-after actresses in the world.

Johansson’s “Match Point” performance earned her a Golden Globe nomination.“I love Woody.

I believe him, and I would work with him anytime,” Johansson said when asked about Allen, who has been accused of sexual abuse by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow.

“I see Woody whenever I can, and I have had a lot of conversations with him about it.

I have been very direct with him, and he’s very direct with me.

He maintains his innocence, and I believe him.

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