“Grey’s Anatomy” Star Ellen Pompeo Completely Slammed Woody Allen On Twitter

By Remy Smidt

Dylan Farrow, Allen’s daughter who says she was sexually abused by the director, thanked Pompeo for her tweets.

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo went on an extraordinary tweetstorm on Friday night, slamming Woody Allen as a “fool” and criticizing actors for working with the director.

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For years, Allen has faced allegations that he sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was a child — claims the director has vehemently denied.

For years, Allen has faced allegations that he sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was a child — claims the director has vehemently denied.

Amid the avalanche of sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Farrow wrote a piece for the Los Angeles Times last month, asking why Allen’s career was still flourishing: “Why is it that Harvey Weinstein and other accused celebrities have been cast out by Hollywood, while Allen recently secured a multimillion-dollar distribution deal with Amazon?”

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On Friday, Pompeo took to Twitter to criticize Allen.

On Friday, Pompeo took to Twitter to criticize Allen.

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

“Ellen,” Dylan Farrow responded to Pompeo, “Thank you.”

"Ellen," Dylan Farrow responded to Pompeo, "Thank you."

@realdylanfarrow / Via Twitter: @realdylanfarrow

Pompeo also mentioned Allen’s controversial marriage to his former girlfriend Mia Farrow’s daughter Soon-Yi Previn.

Pompeo also mentioned Allen's controversial marriage to his former girlfriend Mia Farrow's daughter Soon-Yi Previn.

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

The Grey’s Anatomy star also took issue with what she said was a lack of diversity in Allen’s films.

The Grey's Anatomy star also took issue with what she said was a lack of diversity in Allen's films.

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

“What about Hispanic or Asian actors?”

"What about Hispanic or Asian actors?"

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

She referred to Allen’s movies as “bougie shit.”

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

And she criticized actors who choose to work with Allen as “weak,” claiming they are “chasing trophies.”

And she criticized actors who choose to work with Allen as "weak," claiming they are "chasing trophies."

@EllenPompeo / Via Twitter: @EllenPompeo

On Saturday morning, someone applauded the tweets but implied that Pompeo was tweeting while drunk. However, Pompeo clarified that she was “100 percent sober.”

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Source: Entertainments

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