Armie Hammer Responds To Instagram DM Scandal, Withdraws From Movie Role
Days after rumors began circulating on social media about Armie Hammer sending direct messages calling himself a “cannibal” and fantasizing about drinking blood, the actor has issued a not-quite response.
The 34-year-old actor evaded addressing the situation’s specifics in a statement to E! News and withdrew his participation in an upcoming film, “Shotgun Wedding.”
“I’m not responding to these bullshit claims, but in light of the vicious and spurious online attacks against me, I cannot, in good conscience now, leave my children for four months to shoot a film in the Dominican Republic,” Hammer said in the statement. “Lionsgate is supporting me in this and I’m grateful to them for that.”
A production spokesperson for the film told Variety in a separate statement…