TIMOTHEE CHALAMET DONATES SALARY FROM WOODY ALLEN FILM TO CHARITY

Timothée Chalamet took to Instagram on Monday to announce that he will donate his full salary from his upcoming Woody Allen film to three charitable organizations because of lingering sexual abuse allegations by the famed director’s daughter, Dylan Farrow. Farrow alleges that Allen, 82, molested her when she was just 7-years-old.

The Call Me By Your Name star, 22, will appear in A Rainy Day in New York, with Elle Fanning, Selena Gomez, Rebecca Hall and Jude Law.

Chalamet’s decision follows Hall’s pledge to donate her salary from the film to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, providing women and men with legal aid across industries who are victims of sexual harassment or abuse in the workplace.

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Chalamet’s post began, “This year has changed the way I see and feel about so many things; it has been a thrilling and, at times, enlightening education. I have, to this point, chosen projects from the perspective of a young actor trying to walk in the footsteps of more seasoned actors I admire.”

He continued, “But I am learning that a good role isn’t the only criteria for accepting a job — that has become much clearer to me in the past few months, having witnessed the birth of a powerful movement intent on ending injustice, inequality and above all, silence.”

“I have been asked in a few recent interviews about my decision to work on a film with Woody Allen last summer. I’m not able to answer the question directly because of contractual obligations.”

“But what I can say is this: I don’t want to profit from my work on the film, and to that end, I am going to donate my entire salary to three charities: TIME’S UP, The LGBT Center in New York, and RAINN. I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the brave artists who are fighting for all people to be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.”

Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig and actress Mira Sorvino have recently expressed regret that they worked with the controversial director.

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