The ‘Wonka’ actor, 25, starred with Hammer in ‘Call Me By Your Name’
Timothée Chalamet declined to give his opinion on the sex scandal, which appears to have plagued army hammeracting career.
Chalamet, 25, recently gave an interview to Time magazine that touched on her successes in the acting industry, including a few roles that launched her into superstardom. Among them was a buzz about his Oscar-nominated role as Olio Perlman in “Call Me By Your Name,” which also starred 35-year-old Hammer.
When asked about Hammer’s highly publicized sex scandal, which included allegations of cannibalism and rape, Chalamet admitted that it’s a big conversation to talk about.
“I totally understand why you’re asking.” They told Interviewer, “But this is a question worthy of great conversation, and I don’t want to give you a partial response.”
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A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman confirmed to Granthshala News that in February Hammer had been named “the prime suspect in an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.”
The investigation was launched after a woman accused Hammer of rape and physical abuse, allegations that the actor has denied. The woman and her lawyer, Gloria Allred, held a press conference in March, during which she claimed that the now 35-year-old actor raped her on April 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
She alleged, “He repeatedly slapped my head against the wall injuring my face. He also committed other acts of violence against me, to which I did not consent.”
The woman claims the attack lasted more than four hours and she tried to run away “but she didn’t let me.” She also alleged that Hammer abused her “mentally, emotionally and sexually” throughout her relationship, which lasted between 2016-2020 after meeting her on Facebook.
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“He became more violent,” the 24-year-old woman claimed. “I thought he would kill me. … Then he left no concern for my well-being.”
She said she was “hurt” after the alleged assault and that she was “emotionally distressed and lost interest in living.”
Hammer, through his attorney, denied the allegations in a statement to Granthshala News.
“[The woman’s] His own correspondence with Mr. Hammer undermines and refutes his outrageous allegations. As recently as July 18, 2020, [the woman] Sent graphic text to Mr. Hammer and told what she wanted from him. Mr. Hammer responded by making it clear that he didn’t want to maintain that type of relationship with her,” said Andrew Breitler of Lovely and Singer.
“It was never intended to embarrass or expose Mr. Hammer. [the woman]K. has sexually explicit or strange sexual desires, but he has now taken the matter to another level by hiring a civil lawyer to host a public press conference,” the statement continued. “With the truth on his side, Mr. Hammer welcome the opportunity, make it clear.”
“From day one, Mr. Hammer has said that all his conversations with him [the woman] — and for that matter every other sexual partner of hers — fully consensual, discussed and agreed in advance, and mutually participatory. [The woman]A legal bid to attract attention and provide false advice will make it more difficult for real victims of sexual violence to get justice,” it concluded.
Meanwhile, Chalamet has signed on to portray Willy Wonka in the upcoming prequel.Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryOn Sunday, actor took to instagram To share a pair of images from the sets of the film titled “Wonka”. Chalamet referenced Wilder’s Wonka in the caption of the post on Instagram, citing a line in the film, “The mystery is terrible, I hope it lasts…”
Granthshala News’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of abuse, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.