Armie Hammer is pictured for the first time since rape allegations as he dines out in Cayman Islands
Armie Hammer is pictured for the first time since being accused of rape by an ex-girlfriend, which sparked an investigation by the LAPD earlier this yr.
It seems the actor is persevering with to stay a quiet life in the Cayman Islands – the place his estranged spouse Elizabeth Chambers and children have been residing all through the pandemic – as he is seen having fun with the firm of a number of buddies throughout a lunch outing.
Sporting a shorter haircut, the Social Community star minimize an off-the-cuff determine in a T-shirt and shorts as he met with a bunch of 5 buddies at Macabuca on Grand Cayman on Wednesday.
Laying low: Armie Hammer is pictured having fun with a lunch in the Cayman Islands, the first time he’s been noticed since March when he was accused by his ex-girlfriend of rape
Hammer was seen sat subsequent to an older couple and was additionally joined by three girls. An eyewitness revealed that ‘no alcohol was consumed’ throughout the outing they usually all gave the impression to be simply buddies.
The actor has been in the Cayman Islands since December, when he flew out to reunite along with his two youngsters; Harper, six, and Ford, 4 after being separated for a number of months resulting from visa points amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Only one month later the actor was rocked by accusations of abuse by a number of ex-girlfriends and leaked messages presupposed to be from the Rebecca star speaking about cannibalism fetishes.
Seven weeks in the past, on March 15, the actor was noticed wanting relaxed as he dined with a feminine companion at seafood restaurant referred to as Over The Edge Cafe.
Noticed: Sporting a shorter haircut, the Social Community star minimize an off-the-cuff determine in a T-shirt and shorts as he met with a bunch of 5 buddies at Macabuca on Grand Cayman on Wednesday
Pleasant meet-up: Hammer, 34, dined with an older couple and three girls – they reportedly ordered meals however no alcohol was consumed
That outing got here simply days earlier than a lady named Effie accused Armie of violently raping her in lodge room throughout their four-year relationship.
The Name Me By Your Identify star was accused by the 24-year-old of forcing himself upon her throughout an incident in April 2017, the place she claims he ‘dedicated acts of violence’ towards her which she ‘didn’t consent’ to.
Throughout a press convention along with her lawyer Gloria Allred, Effie alleged: ‘On April 24, 2017, Armie Hammer violently raped me for over 4 hours in Los Angeles. Throughout which he repeatedly slapped my head towards a wall bruising my face.
‘He additionally dedicated different acts of violence towards me to which I didn’t consent.’
Allegations: In March a lady named Effie accused Armie of violently raping her in lodge room throughout their four-year relationship. It sparked an LAPD investigation into the allegations
In accordance with Selection, Effie mentioned she thought Hammer was ‘going to kill’ her, and claimed he beat her toes throughout the alleged assault ‘so they might harm’ and mentioned she tried to go away ‘however he would not let’ her.
Effie alleges she met Hammer on Fb when she was 20, and admitted to falling in love with the actor, though she now believes she fell sufferer to ‘manipulation ways’.
She claimed: ‘He would typically take a look at my devotion to him. He abused me mentally, emotionally and sexually.’
Shortly after, the LAPD confirmed it was investigating the actor after a ‘neighborhood member’ got here ahead with an lawyer on February 3 2021 with a sexual assault declare.
Laid again: The actor was dropped from a number of movie initiatives following a number of accusations of abuse from a number of girls in January
Island life: Armie, who spent a lot of his childhood in Grand Cayman, has been in the Cayman Islands since December. Pictured right here in a snap from final yr
Nevertheless, Hammer has already denied the allegations made towards him, and his lawyer has offered screenshots of alleged textual content conversations between him and Effie which seemingly recommend he instructed her they could not pursue a relationship, although these aren’t verified.
In a single message, Hammer allegedly instructed Effie: ‘I’m not going to have the ability to interact in you in that particular means proper now. It by no means ends properly. We are able to discuss and be buddies, however I am unable to do this.’
The actor’s lawyer additionally mentioned Hammer’s encounter with Effie was ‘fully consensual, mentioned and agreed upon in advance, and mutually participatory’.
In a press release, the lawyer mentioned: ‘Effie’s personal correspondence with Mr. Hammer undermines and refutes her outrageous allegations. As lately as July 18, 2020, [she] despatched graphic texts to Mr. Hammer telling him what she wished him to do to her.
‘On April 24, 2017, Armie Hammer violently raped me for over 4 hours in Los Angeles. Throughout which he repeatedly slapped my head towards a wall bruising my face.’ Armie’s ex – identified solely as Effie – alleged in March. Hammer claims it was all consensual
‘Mr. Hammer responded, making it clear that he didn’t wish to preserve that sort of relationship along with her.
‘It was by no means Mr. Hammer’s intention to embarrass or expose [Effie’s] fetishes or kinky sexual needs, however she has now escalated this matter to a different degree by hiring a civil lawyer to host a public press convention.
‘With the fact on his aspect, Mr. Hammer welcomes the alternative to set the document straight. From day one, Mr. Hammer has maintained that each one of his interactions with [Effie] — and each different sexual companion of his for that matter — have been fully consensual, mentioned and agreed upon in advance, and mutually participatory.
‘[Effie’s] consideration searching for and ill-advised authorized bid will solely make it harder for actual victims of sexual violence to get the justice they deserve.’
Effie’s allegations come after an Instagram account named Home of Effie – sparked studies about Hammer’s alleged sexual behaviour once they posted a sequence of unverified direct messages allegedly from the actor, which referenced cannibalistic fantasies.
And the leak of these texts, a number of of Hammer’s former companions – together with Paige Lorenze and Courtney Vucekovich – have accused him of being controlling and bodily abusive throughout their relationship.
Hammer’s estranged spouse Elizabeth Chambers – whom he married in 2010 and cut up from final yr – broke her silence on the matter in February, when she mentioned she was ‘shocked, heartbroken, and devastated’ and insisted she is going to at all times ‘assist any sufferer of assault or abuse’.
Following the scandal, Hammer left a number of initiatives together with upcoming movie Shotgun Wedding ceremony reverse Jennifer Lopez. He was changed by Josh Duhamel.
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