Most have been fully stupefied when a string of weird cannibalism and abuse claims in opposition to actor Armie Hammer surfaced final yr.
However Casey Hammer, the aunt of the “Call Me By Your Name” star, instructed The Day by day Beast in an interview revealed Wednesday that she “wasn’t shocked when the allegations came forward.”
“Based on my experiences in my family, I suffered from abuse. It was just a way of life,” she instructed the outlet. “You don’t wake up one day and become a monster — it’s learned behavior.”
“Once [the allegations] started unfolding, I was like, here we go, another Hammer man and something that’s being said about them,” she added.
Casey Hammer’s feedback come forward of the brand new ID and Discovery+ docuseries “House of Hammer,” which is able to premiere Friday. The present guarantees to look at “the dark, twisted legacy of the Hammer family dynasty” over 5 generations. Casey Hammer is taking part within the undertaking.
In January 2021, a number of ladies shared screenshots of disturbing textual content messages they are saying have been from Armie Hammer on social media. The messages allegedly from “The Social Network” star detailed violent sexual acts, together with rape and cannibalism.
The actor has since been accused of rape and bodily abuse by a lady who had been in a relationship with him.
And though Hammer has vehemently denied the accusations, they introduced his once-promising movie profession to an abrupt finish. He was dropped by his expertise company, and exited a number of high-profile tasks together with a task alongside Jennifer Lopez within the rom-com “Shotgun Wedding” and the Paramount+ sequence “The Offer.”
For the reason that allegations surfaced, the “Lone Ranger” star has since been handled for drug, alcohol and intercourse points at a Florida facility, and has been creating wealth at a lodge within the Caymans promoting timeshares, a supply instructed Selection.
“As shocking as what he’s doing right now, there’s a generational pattern that’s been in play for a very long time and that no one took notice of,” Casey Hammer instructed The Day by day Beast. “It just didn’t start there — it goes way back.”