Then, in March, lawyer Gloria Allred and her consumer, whose first title is Effie, held a press convention wherein Effie claimed she began relationship Hammer in 2016, when she was 20 years previous. “He abused me mentally, emotionally and sexually,” she alleged, including, “On April 24, 2017, Armie Hammer violently raped me for over 4 hours in Los Angeles.”
Hammer denied the allegation in a press release from his lawyer, Andrew Brettler. The lawyer mentioned in a press release, “From day one, Mr. Hammer has maintained that each one of his interactions with [Effie]—and each different sexual associate of his for that matter—have been fully consensual, mentioned and agreed upon upfront, and mutually participatory.”
In response to stories that Hammer is in search of therapy, Allred issued a press release from Effie to E! Information, which learn, “Whereas I’m glad that Armie is lastly getting the assistance I begged him to get for therefore lengthy, this doesn’t take away the entire immense ache and struggling he has brought on me.”
The identical day because the press convention, a Los Angeles Police Division spokesperson confirmed to E! Information that Hammer is the “primary suspect” of an investigation relating to rape and assault allegations.
Final month, Hammer resurfaced within the Cayman Islands, the place he was noticed eating at a tiki bar with associates. On the time, an LAPD spokesperson mentioned there have been no updates within the investigation. E! Information reached out on June 8 for any updates and didn’t hear again.
Within the wake of his scandals, the daddy of two has dropped out of various Hollywood initiatives, together with Shotgun Marriage ceremony and The Supply.
E! Information has reached out to Hammer’s lawyer and Chambers’ rep for remark concerning the therapy heart, and hasn’t heard again. His lawyer and Chambers didn’t reply to Vainness Truthful‘s request for remark.