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Hall donates salary from Allen's film to Time's Up fund

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has donated her salary from an upcoming film to the 'Time's Up' fund to combat Hall, who starred in Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" in 2008 and his upcoming "A Rainy Day in New York," posted a photo of the logo to and said she regrets working with the In the caption, the wrote that the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal made her re-evaluate her decision to work with Allen, who has been accused of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter when she was seven years old. "He (Allen) gave me one of my first significant roles in film for which I have always been grateful, it was one day in my hometown - easy. I have, however subsequently realised there is nothing easy about any of this.

In the weeks following I have thought very deeply about this decision, and remain conflicted and saddened. "My actions have made another woman feel silenced and dismissed. That is not something that sits easily with me in the current or indeed any moment, and I am profoundly sorry. I regret this decision and wouldn't make the same one today," Hall wrote. The 35-year-old said she will "continue to donate, and look forward to working with and being part of this positive movement towards change not just in Hollywood but hopefully everywhere." Hall's announcement comes the after also publicly denounced Allen, writing an open letter to Dylan Farrow apologising for acting in one of Allen's films in the 1990s. The 'Time's Up' was set up by women in the industry to provide support to victims of or assault in the workplace, and has raised more than USD 16 million so far.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 12:10 IST
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