More than two years after turning into embroiled in a scandal involving allegations of sexual assault, abuse, and cannibalistic fantasies, Hollywood actor Armie Hammer has lastly damaged his silence.
Fox News, a USA-based information outlet, reported an interview with Air Mail by which Hammer denied any felony wrong-doing, insisting that every one of his sexual encounters have been consensual, however admitted to emotionally abusing former companions.
Hammer confessed that after many ladies accused him of sexual abuse he tried suicide in February 2021. The actor additionally revealed that when he was 13, he was sexually molested by a youth minister, which sparked his curiosity in BDSM.
“What that did for me was it launched sexuality into my life in a approach that it was utterly out of my management… I used to be powerless within the state of affairs. I had no company within the state of affairs,” he mentioned, including, “Sexuality was launched to me in a scary approach the place I had no management. My pursuits then went to: I wish to have management within the state of affairs, sexually.”
Hammer advised the outlet that being sexually abused as a young person “set a harmful precedent in my life.” He defined that his “sexual pursuits turned about being in management as a result of being uncontrolled was very harmful for me and very uncomfortable,” reported Fox News. However, he staunchly maintained that he by no means had non-consensual intercourse with any of his companions and obtained consent earlier than each sexual act.
Hammer’s spouse, tv persona Elizabeth Chambers, filed for divorce in 2020, alleging irreconcilable variations. Months later, claims of sexual assault doomed Hammer’s once-thriving Hollywood profession.
According to Fox News, an nameless Instagram account leaked messages reportedly from Hammer, which detailed excessive sexual fantasies involving references to sexual assault, violence, and cannibalism.
Following this, Hammer left the comedy Shotgun Wedding, by which he was to co-star with Jennifer Lopez, quickly earlier than manufacturing started. He left the Paramount+ collection The Offer, concerning the creation of The Godfather, in addition to the Starz collection Gaslit and the Broadway play The Minutes, shortly after. WME, Hammer’s company, additionally dropped him.
The actor advised Air Mail that he tried suicide in February 2021 as a result of his life was falling aside round him. At the time, he was quarantined within the Cayman Islands together with his kids, Harper Grace and Ford Armand whom he shares with Chambers.
“I simply walked out into the ocean and swam out so far as I might and hoped that both I drowned, or was hit by a ship, or eaten by a shark. Then I spotted that my youngsters have been nonetheless on shore, and that I could not try this to my youngsters,” he remembered.
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