United States: actor Armie Hammer targeted for rape investigation
American actor Armie Hammer is the target of a rape investigation, Los Angeles police said Thursday, March 18, following a complaint filed by a young woman with whom he was having an affair.
The American actor Armie Hammer is the subject of a rape investigation according to the Los Angeles police, Thursday, March 18. 24-year-old Effie, with whom he was having an affair , filed a complaint. She detailed her accusations at a press conference organized Thursday by Gloria Allred, her lawyer.
The young girl claims to have been “brutally raped” for more than four hours in 2017. She notably added that Armie Hammer , whom she had met on Facebook the previous year, had repeatedly hit her head against a wall and hit the feet with a riding crop during this assault. Effie said she was “mentally, emotionally and sexually” abused during her four-year relationship with the actor. Without confirming that it was the young woman in question, the Los Angeles police force said they had opened an investigation into Armie Hammer following a complaint filed last month by a woman .
Armie Hammer denies the accusations
The 34-year-old actor denied the accusations through his lawyer, Andrew Brettler. He claims to have only had “consented” sexual relations. Me Bettler says that an SMS sent by Effie to his client in July 2020, according to him, contains requests of an explicitly sexual nature, which contradict the accusations of the young woman.
Recently, the lawyer of Armie Hammer was denied in block similar charges of violent and sadistic sexual acts with other women against the actor.
The agency looking after the actor’s interests cut ties with him last month following allegations of sexual abuse circulating on social media. According to trade publications, Armie Hammer has also left several projects, including a film alongside Jennifer Lopez, “Shotgun Wedding”.