In her new memoir, the actress reveals that she frequently canceled dates to binge eat at home.Diane Keaton won't reveal why she and Woody Allen broke up back in the 70s, but she's not holding back on much else in her new memoir, .In the book, the 65-year-old, never-married actress dishes on her romances with "unattainable" men like Al Pacino and Warren Beatty.
Frequently, she would cancel dates with Woody in order to stay home and stuff herself with "a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken, several orders of chips with blue cheese and ketchup, a couple of TV dinners, chocolate-covered almonds, a large bottle of 7Up, a pound of peanut brittle, M&Ms, mango juice, one Sara Lee pound cake, and three frozen banana-cream pies." (And that was just dinner!
)"The demands of bulimia," she wrote, "outshone the power of my desire for Woody.
Pathetic, but true." Diane Keaton: I'd Have To Pay To Get a Boyfriend In better moments, Diane writes that she and Woody would walk around New York hand-in-hand and people-watch for hours.
Supposedly, she loved his thick glasses, "cool suits," and self-deprecating way he would tell jokes.
She claims that he loved her "neurotic girl" antics and that he gave her nicknames like "Snookums" and "Monster.""We shared a love of torturing each other with our failures. His insights into my character were dead-on and — duh! I had him pegged as a cockroach you couldn't kill." 5 Unforgettable Hollywood Love Triangles Still, while they eventually broke up and went onto other relationships, Diane has retained a deep friendship with the director, wistfully noting:"I miss Woody.
He'd cringe if he knew how much I care about him, but I'm smart enough not to broach the subject.I know he's borderline repulsed by the grotesque nature of my affection... In light of Sunday’s open letter from Dylan Farrow, which resurfaced allegations that her adoptive father Woody Allen sexually assaulted her at age 7, the Internet continues to dig up disturbing stories about the celebrated writer and director’s relationship with children.Farrow coming forward follows a campaign by her mother, Mia, and brother, Ronan, to shine a brighter light on the accusations against Allen in the early nineties, around the time he left Mia for another of her adoptive daughters, Soon-Yi Previn, resulting in a hideous custody battle.Once considered tabloid scripture, the upsetting specifics had been largely forgotten, or overlooked, but nonow.The details of the allegations against Allen, which never resulted in criminal charges, are reported in the 1992 Vanity Fair article “Mia’s Story,” by Maureen Orth, which begins, “There was an unwritten rule in Mia Farrow’s house that Woody Allen was never supposed to be left alone with their seven-year-old adopted daughter, Dylan.” A similar New York story from the same period, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Woody and Mia (But Were Afraid to Ask),” by Phoebe Hoban, includes additional background and back-and-forth from the pair’s friends and From the start, Farrow’s friends say, Allen seemed “obsessed” by the little girl.