Elizabeth Chambers has been left “shocked, heartbroken and devastated” by the sexual misconduct allegations made in opposition to Armie Hammer.
The 38-year-old star – who break up from the ‘Name Me By Your Title’ actor final summer time after 10 years of marriage – admitted she has been “listening” to the stunning on-line stories of affairs and cannibalistic fantasies surrounding her estranged husband and pledged her assist to victims of abuse.
She stated in an announcement: “For weeks, I’ve been attempting to course of every thing 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 understand how a lot I didn’t know.
“I assist 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 youngsters, Harper, six, and three-year-old Ford, in addition to her personal “therapeutic”.
She added: “My sole focus and a spotlight will proceed to be on our youngsters, on my work and on therapeutic throughout this extremely tough time. Thanks for the entire love and assist, and thanks upfront on your continued kindness, respect, and consideration for our youngsters and me as we discover methods to maneuver ahead.”
Whereas she has by no means beforehand immediately spoken out in regards to the allegations, final week Elizabeth commented on a JustJared Instagram submit saying that Armie’s ‘Name Me By Your Title’ director Luca Guadagnino and co-star Timothée Chalamet have been collaborating on ‘Bones & All’, through which a girl embarks on a search to seek out out the place her cannibalistic tendencies come from.
She wrote: “No. Phrases.”
An Instagram account known as Home of Effie first sparked stories about Armie’s alleged sexual habits after they posted a collection of unverified direct messages allegedly from the ‘Rebecca’ star.
Two girls, 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 informed her he wished to eat her rib.
An legal professional for the actor stated: “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 popularity, 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 wish to be away from his youngsters amid the “vicious and spurious on-line assaults”.
He stated: “I’m not responding to those bulls*** claims however in gentle of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults in opposition to me, I can not in good conscience now go away my youngsters 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’.