Then, in March, lawyer Gloria Allred and her shopper, whose first identify is Effie, held a press convention during which Effie claimed she began courting Hammer in 2016, when she was 20 years outdated. “He abused me mentally, emotionally and sexually,” she alleged, including, “On April 24, 2017, Armie Hammer violently raped me for over four hours in Los Angeles.”
Hammer denied the allegation in an announcement from his legal professional, Andrew Brettler. The lawyer mentioned in an announcement, “From day one, Mr. Hammer has maintained that all of his interactions with [Effie]—and every other sexual partner of his for that matter—have been completely consensual, discussed and agreed upon in advance, and mutually participatory.”
In response to stories that Hammer is in search of therapy, Allred issued an announcement from Effie to E! News, which learn, “While I am glad that Armie is finally getting the help I begged him to get for so long, this does not take away all of the immense pain and suffering he has caused me.”
The identical day because the press convention, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson confirmed to E! News that Hammer is the “main suspect” of an investigation concerning rape and assault allegations.
Last month, Hammer resurfaced within the Cayman Islands, the place he was noticed eating at a tiki bar with associates. At the time, an LAPD spokesperson mentioned there have been no updates within the investigation. E! News reached out on June eight for any updates and didn’t hear again.
In the wake of his scandals, the daddy of two has dropped out of quite a few Hollywood initiatives, together with Shotgun Wedding and The Offer.
E! News 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 Vanity Fair‘s request for remark.