Armie Hammer (left) and Elizabeth Chambers in 2019 (Photo: Amy Sussman via Getty Images)
a woman who accused army hammer The case of sexual harassment is now speaking against the estranged wife of the actor, Elizabeth ChambersAfter an interview in which Chambers said she supported her husband’s efforts to prioritize “healing.”
Speaking toe! newsChambers confirms she has moved into a “committed relationship” with wellness therapist Ricardas Kazinenko, although her divorce from Hammer is yet to be finalized. Still, she emphasized that she and the “Social Network” actor are “in a great place” and “talk all the time” as they learn to co-parent their two children.
“Children need their mother; Children need their fathers,” Chambers said. “So there’s nothing we wouldn’t do.” She noted that Hammer is “focused on her healing” and that she is “here to support that process.”
On Wednesday, however, Hammer’s accuser was identified only as Effie. a series of screenshots On her “House of Effie” Instagram account, which featured messages sent by Chambers encouraging her to go public with her assault allegations against Hammer.
“He really is a psychopath,” reads one of the messages. “And he’s never been with the kids all day. Ever.”
In a separate message, Chambers reportedly told Effie that he needed Hammer to “leave” the Cayman Islands, where the actor’s family lived. second place Because the charges against him were increasing continuously.
“I forced him to come here through a court order to try to be a father and now he is a risk to them,” the message read. “She has to go. Spent a few days with them, but then got drunk/high/violent.”
according for the peopleEffie ends its series of Instagram stories – many of which can be found Here ^ With a note that read: “Just a few things to keep in mind before wishing the rapists a recovery.”
In an emailed statement to HuffPost, a representative for Chambers dismissed the implication that Chambers had urged Effie to come forward.
“Given the extent and nature of the allegations, Elizabeth sought to determine the veracity of those allegations. She was very sensitive to all parties involved,” the statement read. “The safety and well-being of her children is her priority.”
Hammer’s professional life was thrown into a tailspin last year when “House of Effie” Posted screenshots of messages It appears they were sent from the actor’s account which contained references to violent sexual acts and cannibalism.
Although Hammer denied the claims, the controversy that followed prompted him to withdraw from several high-profile projects such as Jennifer Lopez’s comedy.shotgun weddingBroadway Production of “And”minutes,
About two months after the messages were posted, Effie came forward At a press conference hosted by his former lawyer, Gloria Allred. He accused Hammer of raping her in 2017 and said the two were in a four-year relationship that ended sometime in 2020.
Shortly after, Hammer checked myself In a treatment facility to address issues related to drugs, alcohol and sex. He has maintained a low profile for most of 2022, and was in July allegedly seen Works at a hotel resort in the Cayman Islands.
The allegations leveled against Hammer by Effie and other women are examined in depth in the Discovery+ documentary, “house of hammer“Released last month.
This article originally appeared on huffpost and has been updated.