Dylan Farrow graphically detailed how Woody Allen allegedly sexually assaulted her as a child in her first TV interview that aired Thursday.
"I was taken to a small attic crawl space in my mother's country house in Connecticut by my father," Dylan told Gayle King on "CBS This Morning." "He instructed me to lay down on my stomach and play with my brother's toy train that was set up. And he sat behind me in the doorway, and as I played with the toy train, I was sexually assaulted."
"As a 7-year-old I was say, I would have said he touched my private parts," she said. "As a 32-year-old, he touched my labia and my vulva with his finger."
"I loved my father," she said at another moment in the interview. "I respected him. He was my hero and that doesn't obviously take away from what he did, but it does make the betrayal and the hurt that much more intense."
The interview got particularly emotional when King brought out an iPad to play Dylan an old "60 Minutes" of Allen defending himself, insisting that his ex-wife, Mia Farrow, forced her daughter to lie as a part of their ugly custody battle.
"He's lying and he's been lying for so long," Dylan said in tears.
In the second part of the interview, Dylan said she's "not angry" with actors and other industry professionals who have worked with Allen, despite her disturbing allegations against him.
"I hope that, you know, especially since so many of them have been vocal advocates of this #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, that, um, they can acknowledge their complicity and maybe hold themselves accountable to how they have perpetuated this culture of -- of silence in their industry," she said.
"I have been repeating my accusations unaltered for over 20 years and I have been systematically shut down, ignored or discredited," she added. "If they can't acknowledge the accusations of one survivor's how are they going to stand for all of us?"
Farrow has claimed for years that Allen molested her, which the filmmaker denied repeatedly. Dylan said at the start of the interview she hopes seeing and hearing her speak will have more of an impact on people.
Allen does not appear on camera to respond to the allegations, but he did release the following statement:
"When this claim was first made more than 25 years ago, it was thoroughly investigated by both the Child Sexual Abuse Clinic of the Yale-New Haven Hospital and New York State Child Welfare," he said. "They both did so for many months and independently concluded that no molestation had ever taken place. Instead, they found it likely a vulnerable child had been coached to tell the story by her angry mother during a contentious breakup.
Dylan's older brother Moses has said that he witnessed their mother doing exactly that -– relentlessly coaching Dylan, trying to drum into her that her father was a dangerous sexual predator. It seems to have worked –- and, sadly, I'm sure Dylan truly believes what she says," he added. "But even though the Farrow family is cynically using the opportunity afforded by the Time's Up movement to repeat this discredited allegation, that doesn't make it any more true today than it was in the past. I never molested my daughter –- as all investigations concluded a quarter of a century ago."
Since the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have taken Hollywood by storm, other prominent actors and actresses have spoken out against Allen, including Rebecca Hall and Timothee Chalamet, who both donated their salaries to charity, with much of the proceeds going to Time's Up campaign. Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page and David Krumholtz have also expressed regret for working with Allen.
Alec Baldwin, though, came to the director's defense, pointing out that he had been investigated in two different states with no charges brought. Investigators at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut found no evidence that Dylan had been abused, but a state's attorney admitted he had "probable cause" to go after Allen in 1993, but never filed a charge.