Elizabeth Chambers has reacted to Discovery+’s explosive new documentary, which investigates the allegations surrounding her ex-husband Armie Hammer, calling it “heartbreaking”.
Posted September 2nd, House Hammer is a three-part investigation into the actor’s alleged abuse, which then looks at the alleged wrongdoings of Armand Hammer, the actor’s grandfather, and the Hammer family at large.
In 2021, a woman identified as Effie publicly accused it call me by your name Star to rape and abuse her, a claim he denies. Since then, others have accused the actor of sexual misconduct, two of whom are on camera in the documentary series.
Hammer has repeatedly denied allegations of sexual misconduct made against him.
Directors Elli Hakami and Julian P. Hobbs use the allegations against Hammer as a starting point to explore all facets of his famous family.
In a new interview with E! newsChambers, who was married to Hammer from 2010 to 2020 and then filed for divorce, revealed her thoughts after watching recent documentaries.
“I wasn’t planning on watching it, but one day I was taking the kids to school and I came home and I looked at it with my support system around me,” she admitted.
The ex-couple have two children together, Harper, seven, and Ford, five.
“It was obviously heartbreaking and very painful on so many levels,” she said in the interview. “But at the same time it exists. The past is the past and all we can do is take this as a moment to learn and listen and hopefully process and heal in every way.”
She added that while she was “definitely surprised” by some of the content of the documentary, it was “to be expected.”
The series includes “a treasure trove of archives and interviews from survivors and family members” to explore the controversial past of five generations of the actor’s family.
When asked if she’d been asked to be a part of the docuseries, Chambers said, “They came forward, but in this process, it’s only the children and our family that matter and matter, and that wasn’t something that was going to be consistent.” with my goals for them.”
“I consider myself a feminist and I stand in solidarity with everyone who has been victimized of any kind and hope they find healing,” she said. “I’m not here like ‘My life is amazing,’ because it’s been hell for a long time.”
All three episodes of House Hammer are now available on Discovery+.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/armie-hammer-elizabeth-chambers-documentary-b2172123.html Armie Hammer’s ex-wife Elizabeth Chambers found the documentary about abuse allegations “heartbreaking on so many levels”.