Jeff isn’t influenced by the serious allegations against Woody (Picture: Getty Images)

Jeff Goldblum has boldly stated he would still work with Woody Allen despite the director being accused of sexual abuse.

Woody, 83, is accused of molesting his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was aged seven, but he vehemently denies the allegations.

Several stars have continued working with Woody over the years, notably Scarlett Johansson, and Jeff says he likely wouldn’t turn down the opportunity to work with the Hollywood veteran.

Speaking to Radio Times magazine, Jeff said: ‘Well, that’s a very publicly provocative and delicate question. As we know, times have evolved, and even the movie Manhattan.

‘I’d have to say yes. Yep. I’ve looked into some of it, and I’d look into it more, but the answer is yes.’

Jeff, 67, worked with Woody briefly in the 2001 movie Annie Hall and says that while he’d consider working with the director, he is still ‘deeply sympathetic’ to anti-abuse campaigns.

The Jurassic Park actor also encourages people to ‘keep moving in the right direction of respect for and listening to women’.

Woody has strongly denied the claims (Picture: Getty Images )

Avengers actress Scarlett received criticism recently when she stated she was standing by Woody and ‘believes’ he is innocent of the allegations.

Scarlett, 34, has worked with Woody several times over the years on films including Match Point in 2005, 2006’s Scoop and Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008.

Defending the director, Scarlett told The Hollywood Reporter in September: ‘How do I feel about Woody Allen?

‘I love Woody. I believe him, and I would work with him anytime.’

Scarlett is standing by the director (Picture: Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Scarlett was then slammed by Dylan, who said the actress ‘has a long way to go in understanding the issue she claims to champion’.

In September, Woody once again denied the allegations and claimed he’s never had any complaints from women who have worked with him in the past.

‘I’m a big advocate of the #MeToo movement. I feel when they find people who harass innocent women and men, it’s a good thing that they’re exposing them.

‘But you know – I should be the poster boy for the #MeToo movement, because I have worked in movies for 50 year.’

He continued: ‘I’ve worked with hundreds of actresses, not one of them has ever complained about me; not a single complaint. I’ve employed women in the top capacity for years and we’ve always paid them the equal of men.

‘I’ve done everything the Me Too movement would love to achieve.’



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