hammer army broke his silence in his first interview since a series of allegations of sexual abuse explode your life. The disgraced actor, 36, denies any criminal wrongdoing, reveals he suffered childhood sexual abuse and claims he intended to commit suicide over the scandal while speaking to James Kirchick belong to air mail. “I’m here to admit my mistakes, take responsibility for the fact that I’m an asshole, that I’m selfish, that I use people to make me feel better, and when I’m done, I will continue,” Hammer said in the article published Saturday, February 4.
Hammer, who was accused of rape and have cannibalism cult, said his interest in BDSM stems from allegations of sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a youth pastor when he was 13 years old. “What it did to me was that it introduced sex into my life in a way that was completely out of my control. “I was helpless in this situation,” he explained. “I have no authority in this situation. Sex comes to me in a scary way that I can’t control. Then my preferences switched: I wanted to take control of the situation, sexually. The publication says it corroborated this account with Hammer’s godmother.
However, the allegations pushed Hammer to the brink of taking his own life. As for the incident in the Cayman Islands, which Kirchick described as “suicidal thoughts”, Hammer suggested: “I just stepped out into the ocean and swam as far as I could and hoped that I either drowned or got hit by a boat. Right. or eaten by a shark. Then I realized that my children were still on the shore and I couldn’t do that with my children.” hammer stock Harper7 and Ford Armand5. with ex-wife Elizabeth’s Roomwho left Hammer after the allegations arose.
In 2021, Hammer was accused of sexual abuse by several women, whose accusations went viral on social media. The most accursed accusations come from Efrosina Angelovaaka Effie, who said that the actor was sexual assault her when they were in an extramarital relationship that lasted many years. Kirchick detailed the alleged text messages between Angelova and Chambers, Hammer’s then-wife, where Angelova allegedly admitted to the affair and wrote, “I’ve been chasing him quite a bit.”
Hammer denied any wrongdoing and said the sexual encounter that Angelova called rape was a “scene” that he and Angelova agreed to in advance. “She planned all the details, down to which Starbucks I would meet her, how I would follow her home, how her front door would open and not lock. and I’m going in, and what are we going to be involved in. called the ‘non-consensus scene’, CNC,” Hammer calmly. “Everything has been discussed in advance. I’ve never thrown this at someone by surprise. Never.”
The Call me by your name The star also responded to accusations from two other women. He began: “I would have younger women in my 20s and I was in my 30s. “I was a successful actress at the time. They may be happy to be with me and will say yes to things they probably wouldn’t say yes to alone. It’s an imbalance of power in this situation.”
Hammer would go on to say that he emotionally abused “one million percent” of his accusers, but insists he has come a long way in his recovery. “I am a healthier, happier and more balanced person now. I can be there for my children in a way that I have never been. I’m really grateful for my life and my recovery and everything. I won’t go back and erase everything that happened to me,” he said.
Despite losing money on many Hollywood projects and shunned by the industry after the allegations came to light, Hammer said he’s hoping for a redemption story. Robert Downey Jr.There are examples everywhere, Robert [Downey Jr.] was one of them, who went through those things and found redemption through a new path. And I feel that’s what’s missing from this culture of cancellation, the wake-up crowd. As soon as anyone does something wrong, they are thrown away. There is no chance for recovery.”