Armie Hammer Condemns ‘Vicious Online Attacks’ Against Him After Exiting ‘Shotgun Wedding’

Armie Hammer Condemns ‘Vicious Online Attacks’ Against Him After Exiting ‘Shotgun Wedding’
Armie Hammer has issued a statement (via Variety) regarding his decision to step down from starring in Lionsgate’s action comedy “Shotgun Wedding” amid a social media scandal involving him allegedly sending DMs about sexual fantasies. The actor’s statement reads: “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. Lionsgate is supporting me in this and I’m grateful to them for that.”

A spokesperson for “Shotgun Wedding” announced earlier today Hammer was exiting the project and that his role would be recast, adding “Given the imminent start date of ‘Shotgun Wedding’, Armie has requested to step away from the film and we support him in his decision.” Hammer’s last release was Netflix’s “Rebecca.”

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