Armie Hammer has responded for the primary time to disturbing messages allegedly despatched by the actor, which had been leaked final week.
He mentioned he couldn’t depart his kids alone for 4 months whereas filming Shotgun Marriage ceremony, with Jennifer Lopez. Earlier on Wednesday it was reported that he was pulling out of the movie.
The Social Community star advised TMZ: ‘I am not responding to those b******* claims however in gentle of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults towards me, I can not in good conscience now depart my kids for 4 months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic.’
He added: ‘Lionsgate is supporting me on this and I am grateful to them for that.’
A Wednesday report from PageSix claimed that the actor was already exiting the challenge, with manufacturing spokesperson saying: ‘Given the approaching begin date of ‘Shotgun Marriage ceremony,’ Armie has requested to step away from the movie and we help him in his resolution.’
In the meantime one other report claimed that Lopez had additionally been contemplating dropping Hammer from the movie.
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Jennifer Lopez is reportedly set to drop actor Armie Hammer from her upcoming rom-com, Shotgun Marriage ceremony, after disturbing messages allegedly despatched by the actor had been leaked
‘Jennifer may be very involved in regards to the film now these tales have come out,’ a supply has advised The Solar.
A supply expanded to The Solar: ‘There have been a number of cellphone calls and conferences about if they’ll nonetheless make the film with Armie because the romantic lead.
‘Lots of people have steered quietly dropping him from the challenge and I feel Jennifer may conform to it,’ the insider added.
‘She’s a producer on the film – does she need to act with him and faux to be in love with somebody who’s been accused of texting these issues?’
JLo, who’s reportedly ‘horrified’ by the alleged messages, at the moment is forged as Hammer’s fiancee within the upcoming rom-com.
DailyMail.com has contacted reps for Lopez, who didn’t instantly reply to remark.
The information comes after a sequence of screenshots leaked over the weekend, purporting to point out Hammer authoring a sequence of disturbing messages about rape fantasies, cannibalism, and ‘blood-sucking’ to a lady over a interval of 4 years.
The controversy involving Hammer was first stirred up on Sunday when a sequence of screenshots exhibiting graphic messages he’d allegedly penned to a lady had been leaked by the nameless, now-private Instagram account, Home of Effie.
The alleged messages, mentioned to be despatched between October 2016 and February 2020, embody conversations about BDSM, along with quite a few sexual references to cannibalistic acts and ‘blood-sucking’.
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In a single alternate, Hammer is seen to write down: ‘I’m 100% a cannibal. I need to eat you.’
‘F**ok. That is scary to confess,’ the message continues. ‘I’ve by no means admitted that earlier than.’
The authenticity of the screenshots has not but been verified, nonetheless the lady behind the Home of Effie account shared new alleged correspondences with Hammer on Tuesday, by which he appeared to confer with her as his ‘slave’.
‘You simply dwell to obey me and be my slave,’ a message presupposed to have been despatched from Hammer’s official Instagram account reads.
‘I’ll personal you. That is my soul. My mind. My spirit. My physique. Would you come and be my property until you die?’
The message continues: ‘If I needed to chop off certainly one of your toes and maintain it with me in my pocket so I at all times had a bit of you in my possession?’
The actor broke his silence on Wednesday to handle the claims, which surfaced Sunday
In an unique interview with DailyMail.com on Tuesday, an in depth good friend of Hammer’s estranged spouse Elizabeth Chambers mentioned the actor’s former partner is ”shocked and sickened’ by the messages.
The 2 introduced their 10-year marriage was over in July, as a supply near Chambers admitted she was conscious of his infidelities, together with being romantically concerned with Rebecca co-star Lily James as DailyMail.com revealed final yr, which led to their break up.
However Hammer’s alleged excessive kinks are a ‘full shock’ to the mother-of-two, with the good friend including: ‘Armie seems to be a monster.’
They mentioned: ‘Quite a lot of these ladies have reached out to Elizabeth and though she did not need to admit it to herself at first, she is aware of now they’re talking the reality.
‘Armie had a complete different facet to him that she wasn’t conscious of. Whether or not it was at all times there and he stored it hidden, or one thing occurred that modified him fully, she does not know.’
The insider claims that one of many ladies who contacted Chambers about her expertise with Hammer was left so traumatized that she entered an ‘intense rehab and remedy program due to his emotional and perhaps bodily abuse.’
The best way they had been: Hammer was beforehand married to Elizabeth Chambers
They added: ‘He preyed upon her when she was popping out of a relationship. He made her really feel very uncomfortable, the issues he needed to do made her very scared.’
The graphic Instagram DMs that Hammer allegedly penned to a lady included discuss of rape fantasies, BDSM and cannibalism.
Although the messages are unverified, Home of Effie tried to show their authenticity by sharing personal photographs alleged to be from Hammer.
One consists of an undated photograph that appears to be despatched from Hammer’s official Instagram account the place he grabs his neck, presumably to mimic choking himself.
One other photograph is of a male’s hand splayed out throughout a script on a picket desk, and purports to have been despatched from Hammer’s Instagram account in an undated message. Seen on the person’s ring finger is a small tattoo.
Notably, Hammer has an analogous wanting tattoo on his finger, having beforehand had Chambers’ initials inked on his ring finger shortly after they married in October 2010.
In addition they provided voice messages, the place a person presupposed to be Hammer describes his sexual fantasies and speaks in regards to the messages in query.
Home of Effie defined she initially shared a video that referenced her alleged affair with Hammer, prompting different ladies to come back ahead and their tales to go viral.
The person wrote: ‘Ladies approached me with their affair tales as we talked overwhelmed with grief for days and nights with out sleeping or consuming, with some ending up within the ER.
‘We collectively determined we have now to talk out after how we had been handled and seeing how the ladies in 2020 had been being handled by him. We can not enable extra ladies to endure what we’re going by sooner or later.’
The accuser claims the ladies that Hammer allegedly was having affairs with just lately ‘united’ and had been in a position to ‘piece collectively a 5 yr timeline’ of his alleged exercise.
They concluded that ‘when [Hammer] has a battle together with his spouse, he’d attain out to his kitten, and once they had a battle, the following day he would simply attain out to his different kitten with the identical message. Naturally all fights revolving round [Hammer’s] dangerous remedy of ladies.’
It is unclear what number of ladies are behind the allegations.
Upset: In an unique interview with DailyMail.com on Tuesday, an in depth good friend of Hammer’s estranged spouse Elizabeth Chambers mentioned the actor’s former partner is ”shocked and sickened’ by the messages