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With the current Me Too/Time’s Up moment in Hollywood and the world in general, a spotlight has once again fallen on the controversial figure of Woody Allen. This week, Timothee Chalamet and Rebecca Hall — who appear in Allen’s upcoming A Rainy Day in New York — announced that they regret working with the director and will be donating their salaries to charity. Others who have worked with Allen in the past including Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page and Mira Sorvino have also expressed regret and Sorvino even issued an open letter apology to Dylan Farrow.

Alec Baldwin — who late last year admitted to “bullying” women over the course of his career — came to Allen’s defense in response to these apologies and revelations expressed by Woody Allen’s adopted son, Moses Farrow, who claims his adopted-and-now-estranged mother, Mia Farrow “brainwashed” him and fabricated the allegations that Allen molested her daughter Dylan.

For context: in 1992, Allen was accused by then-seven-year-old adopted daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual assault. To this day, Allen denies those allegations, but after several court proceedings, a judge found that Allen’s behaviour toward Dylan was “grossly inappropriate and that measures must be taken to protect her.” Dylan Farrow has written on her side of the story in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, for additional reading. The recent piece telling Moses’ story complicates the narrative even more by alleging that Mia Farrow abused him, Dylan and their other siblings and brainwashed Dylan into believing Allen abused her when he didn’t.

That essay leads us to today, when Alec Baldwin is defending Woody Allen and people are not. having. it. In a series of tweets and retweets, Baldwin said that renouncing the director’s work is “unfair and sad” and called working with him — To Rome with Love, Blue Jasmine  — “one of the privileges of my career.” He added that it’s possible to support survivors of sexual abuse while believing in Allen’s innocence and that due process should be carried out in these cases.

People weren’t buying it. While many actors have spent precious breath defending Allen and their choice to work with him, the general public seems to believe in his guilt (there’s overwhelming evidence). People were particularly unimpressed with the source of Allen’s latest defense, too. He may do a good Trump, but we can’t even pretend that Alec Baldwin is ever really an advocate for women, feminist issues or nuanced discourse.

Baldwin also retweeted an Open Letter to Ronan Farrow calling on him to respond to the most recent developments in the Farrow/Allen story. Ronan is another son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen who was part of breaking the bombshell Harvey Weinstein story that started it all and in 2016 called out entertainment media for not holding his father accountable.