Maximizing the diss! Ronan Farrow picked a prime moment during the 2014 Golden Globes to slam Woody Allen — during a tribute for the director Sunday, Jan. 12, that included a short film of his best movies.
Farrow, 26 — the son of Allen's ex, Mia Farrow, 68 — took to his Twitter to awaken a 20-year-old family feud of sorts. "Missed the Woody Allen tribute — did they put the part where a woman publicly confirmed he molested her at age 7 before or after Annie Hall?" he tweeted Sunday. (Allen's favorite leading lady Diane Keaton gave a speech in his place after the director, 78, who's known for dodging awards shows, skipped the Globes Sunday.) Mom Mia retweeted her son's rant.
A source tells Us Weekly that Ronan "wanted to remind people what went down." The blonde-haired, blue-eyed new MSNBC star was just 4-years-old when his mother and Allen split in 1992 in the wake of Allen's affair with Soon-Yi Previn, Mia's adopted daughter with Andre Previn. During the span of their 12-year-long relationship, the Blue Jasmine director and Rosemary's Baby actress adopted son Moses and daughter Dylan together, and welcomed Ronan in 1987.
The MSNBC broadcaster also retweeted on Sunday a piece by Vanity Fair that revisited his sister Dylan's accusation that Allen sexually abused her at age 7. In a 1992 interview with 60 Minutes, the director denied the claims, calling them "unconscionable" and "insane." The charges, which were filed during a custody battle between Farrow and Allen, were later dropped.
The insider adds Ronan never accepted how Allen left his mom for his adopted sister Previn after their scandalous affair — the two even went on to marry in 1997. "He still finds it unbelievable," the source tells Us.
For more details on Farrow's family feud, watch this week's Hot Stuff video, as explained by Us Weekly's Entertainment Director Ian Drew and '90's R&B trio SWV (Sisters With Voices), whose new show, SWV Reunited, premiered Thursday, Jan. 16 on WE tv.