“She had a very, very difficult upbringing in Korea: She was an orphan on the streets, living out of trash cans and starving as a 6-year-old. And so I’ve been able to really make her life better.” And with a 35-year age gap, their relationship definitely seems to have a paternal nature to it.
“I provided her with enormous opportunities, and she has sparked to them. And she has given me the great years of my life, personally. She has given me a stable and wonderful home life and great companionship.
In the early ’90s, no couple epitomized New York City more than Woody Allen and Mia Farrow.
He was the poet laureate of neurotic New Yorkers, the genius filmmaker who moved among civilians at Knicks games and Michael’s Pub. They never lived together nor married, and their symphonic, unconventional arrangement seemed a rebuke to anyone who found New York City too liberal, too brash, too intellectual or offensive.
As this now-22-year-old scandal plays out again, it’s easy to forget just how complicated and dark the relationship between Woody and Mia really was.
Allen had also adopted two of Mia’s 11 other children — Moses, then 13, and Dylan, then 6.
In a recent NPR interview, Woody Allen opened up about his controversial marriage to Soon-Yi Previn, the 35-years-younger adopted daughter of his former partner Mia Farrow.
The bizarre interviews about their relationship comes on the heels of renewed allegations that the director molested his daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was just a young child. You can see I worked right through that, undiminished.
Made films all through those years and at the same rate I was making them. I am very disciplined and very monomaniacal and compartmentalized.""…