Posted on 03 Nov 2005 # IANS
Woody Allen likes playing father to wife
New York: Acclaimed Oscar winning director Woody Allen enjoys the
fatherly feelings he has towards wife Soon-Yi Previn and says the huge
age gap doesn't cause any conflict in their marriage.
The 69-year-old Allen had initially caused a scandal when he split from
his long term partner Mia Farrow in 1992 after falling in love with
their adopted daughter, reported Internet Movie Database. Allen later
married Previn, who is now 35, and they have two children.
Allen seems unabashed about the paternal nature of their relationship.
He says: "Our marriage has a more paternal feeling to it... I love to do
things to make her happy. She loves to do things to make me happy."
He adds: "All the women I went out with were basically my age. Now,
here, it just works like magic. The very inequality of me being older
and much more accomplished, much more experienced, takes away any real