Within the second episode of HBO’s ‘Allen v. Farrow,’ Mia recounts an emotional confrontation with Quickly-Yi over her daughter’s intimate relationship with the director.
Mia Farrow, 76, recalled the second she “pounced” on Quickly-Yi Previn shortly after she discovered nude pictures of her daughter in her boyfriend Woody Allen’s residence. Within the second episode of HBO’s docuseries, Allen v. Farrow, the actress admitted that she hit the then faculty scholar in 1992 as a result of she thought she caught her speaking to the Annie Corridor director on the telephone.
“Towards the tip of that first week, after me discovering the photographs, I walked into her room and he or she was sitting on the ground speaking on the telephone,” Mia stated within the episode, which aired on Feb. 28. “And I knew she was speaking to Woody, the way in which she hung up quick. And I simply pounced on her and I simply slapped her on the facet of her face and shoulder. And I used to be simply crying and he or she began crying. I stated I used to be sorry… I’m not happy with that.”
“I really like her a lot,” the Rosemary’s Child star stated. “And I didn’t ever blame her as a result of she was just a bit child when he got here into the household. She was just a little woman. We have been a household and he was in my dwelling as my companion. And, as such, he had duties, you realize. You don’t get to have intercourse with my kids. That isn’t a part of the deal.”
Mia adopted Quickly-Yi within the mid-1970s when she was married to her second husband, composer Andre Previn. Collectively the previous couple had three organic kids – twins Matthew and Sascha (now 50), and Fletcher, 46. In addition they adopted Lark (who died in her 30s in 2008), and Daisy, 46, from Vietnam, once they have been infants. Born in 1970, Quickly-Yi wasn’t adopted till she was an older little one, however Mia and Andre’s relationship fell aside shortly afterwards.
“When my marriage to Andre broke up, Quickly-Yi had solely been with us for like a 12 months so,” she stated. “He was very candy to the entire youngsters however I don’t assume she ever fashioned a bond with him.”
Mia and Andre divorced in 1979 and he or she began relationship Woody within the 1980s. The 2 by no means married, they held separate residences and he by no means adopted Quickly-Yi. However the Oscar-winning filmmaker had a fatherly relationship with the actress’s older kids.
In Allen v. Farrow, Quickly-Yi is described as being quiet and shy as a teen. “She’d by no means dated a boy. She by no means had a telephone name from a boy. She by no means kissed a boy. She was very harmless,” household pal Priscilla Gilman claimed.
In truth, Farrow admitted that she inspired her boyfriend Woody to pay Quickly-Yi extra consideration and to take her to basketball video games. “I actually inspired him to go along with Quickly-Yi too as a result of she was actually shy,” she stated.
“I had seen him being nicer to Quickly-Yi, loads nicer… I used to be simply actually completely happy as a result of she’d by no means actually had a father,” Mia added, as she mentioned her rising daughter.
Nevertheless, by his personal admission, in his 2020 memoir, Apropos Of Nothing, Woody admitted that he and Quickly-Yi had begun a clandestine affair. He claimed that he first kissed her when she visited him throughout a break in filming Husbands and Wives, a 1992 film starring Mia. “Quickly-Yi and I assumed we may have our little fling, hold it a secret since Quickly-Yi wasn’t residing at dwelling and I lived alone like a bachelor,” he wrote.
Mia admitted within the episode that she doesn’t know precisely when Quickly-Yi and Woody started their affair. The director stated it started in December 1991 when his now spouse was a 21-year-old faculty scholar, the New York Occasions stories. (That was the identical month that Woody adopted Mia’s son Moses and her toddler daughter, Dylan Farrow.)
HollywoodLife reached out to Woody and Quickly-Yi for remark about Allen v. Farrow, which additionally examines Dylan’s allegations that he molested her when she was a baby. They launched a prolonged an announcement by way of a spokesperson, which stated, partly: “As has been recognized for many years, these allegations are categorically false. A number of companies investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow could have been led to imagine, completely no abuse had ever taken place.”
The couple additionally labeled the four-part docuseries a “shoddy hit piece.” The third episode of Allen v. Farrow airs on HBO on March 7 at 9pm ET.