Elizabeth Chambers has been left “shocked, heartbroken and devastated” by the sexual misconduct allegations made towards Armie Hammer.
The 38-year-old star – who cut up from the ‘Name Me By Your Identify’ actor final summer season after 10 years of marriage – admitted she has been “listening” to the surprising on-line experiences of affairs and cannibalistic fantasies surrounding her estranged husband and pledged her help to victims of abuse.
She mentioned in a press release: “For weeks, I’ve been making an attempt to course of all the things that has transpired. I’m shocked, heartbroken, and devastated. Heartbreak apart, I’m listening and can proceed to hear and educate myself on these delicate issues. I didn’t notice how a lot I didn’t know.
“I help any sufferer of assault or abuse and urge anybody who has skilled this ache to hunt the assistance he or she must heal.”
Elizabeth insisted she will not be commenting additional on the claims and is specializing in her and Armie’s kids, Harper, six, and three-year-old Ford, in addition to her personal “therapeutic”.
She added: “My sole focus and a focus will proceed to be on our kids, on my work and on therapeutic throughout this extremely tough time. Thanks for all the love and help, and thanks prematurely in your continued kindness, respect, and consideration for our kids and me as we discover methods to maneuver ahead.”
Whereas she has by no means beforehand straight spoken out concerning the allegations, final week Elizabeth commented on a JustJared Instagram submit asserting that Armie’s ‘Name Me By Your Identify’ director Luca Guadagnino and co-star Timothée Chalamet had been collaborating on ‘Bones & All’, during which a lady embarks on a search to search out out the place her cannibalistic tendencies come from.
She wrote: “No. Phrases.”
An Instagram account known as Home of Effie first sparked experiences about Armie’s alleged sexual habits once they posted a collection of unverified direct messages allegedly from the ‘Rebecca’ star.
Two ladies, Paige Lorenze and Courtney Vucekovich, then got here ahead, with the previous alleging the actor used a knife to model her with a letter ‘A’, and the latter claiming the 34-year-old star advised her he needed to eat her rib.
An legal professional for the actor mentioned: “The tales being perpetuated within the media are a misguided try to current a one-sided narrative with the aim of tarnishing Mr. Hammer’s fame, and communications from the people concerned show that.”
Following the scandal, Armie left his upcoming movie ‘Shotgun Marriage ceremony’ – which additionally stars Jennifer Lopez – as a result of he did not need to be away from his kids amid the “vicious and spurious on-line assaults”.
He mentioned: “I’m not responding to those bulls*** claims however in mild 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. Lionsgate is supporting me on this, and I’m grateful to them for that.”
And final week, Armie exited the upcoming Paramount+ collection ‘The Supply’.