A lady who accused Armie Hammer of sexual assault is now talking out in opposition to the actor’s estranged spouse, Elizabeth Chambers, following an interview during which Chambers mentioned she supported her husband’s efforts to prioritize his “healing.”
Chatting with E! Information, Chambers confirmed that she has moved on to a “committed relationship” with wellness therapist Ricardas Kazinec, although her divorce from Hammer has not but been finalized. Nonetheless, she emphasised that she and the “Social Network” actor are “in a great place” and “talk all the time” as they study to co-parent their two kids.
“Kids need their mom; kids need their dad,” Chambers mentioned. “So there’s nothing we won’t do.” She went on to notice that Hammer “has been focused on his healing” and that she’s “here to support that process.”
On Wednesday, nonetheless, Hammer’s accuser ― recognized solely as Effie ― shared a collection of screenshots to her “House of Effie” Instagram account that seem to point out messages despatched by Chambers encouraging her to go public together with her assault allegations in opposition to Hammer.
“He’s truly a psychopath,” one of many messages reads. “And he’s never been with kids all day. Ever.”
In a separate message, Chambers allegedly tells Effie that she wanted Hammer to “leave” the Cayman Islands, the place the actor’s household relocated because the allegations in opposition to him continued to mount.
“I forced him to come here via court order to try and be a father and now he’s a risk to them,” the message reads. “He needs to go. Had a few days with them, but then drunk/high/violent.”
In accordance with Folks, Effie concluded her collection of Instagram tales ― a lot of which could be discovered right here ― with a be aware that learn: “Just some things to keep in mind before anyone else keeps wishing rapists ‘healing.’”
In an e-mail assertion to HuffPost, a consultant for Chambers dismissed the implication that Chambers had urged Effie to return ahead.
“Given the extent and nature of allegations that were made, Elizabeth sought to determine the veracity of those allegations. She was very sensitive to all parties involved,” the assertion learn. “The safety and well being of their children remains her priority.”
Hammer’s skilled life was thrown in a tailspin final 12 months when “House of Effie” posted screenshots of messages that appeared to have been despatched from the actor’s account that included references to violent sexual acts and cannibalism.
Although Hammer denied the claims, the controversy that ensued prompted him to withdraw from a lot of high-profile tasks, just like the Jennifer Lopez comedy “Shotgun Wedding” and the Broadway manufacturing of “The Minutes.”
About two months after the messages had been posted, Effie got here ahead at a information convention organized by her former legal professional, Gloria Allred. She accused Hammer of getting raped her in 2017, and mentioned that the 2 had been in a four-year relationship that ended someday in 2020.
Shortly afterward, Hammer checked himself right into a remedy facility to deal with points associated to medicine, alcohol and intercourse. He has maintained a low profile for many of 2022, and in July was reportedly seen working at a resort resort within the Cayman Islands.
The accusations leveled in opposition to Hammer by Effie and different ladies are examined in-depth in a Discovery+ docuseries, “House of Hammer,” launched final month.