Armie Hammer enters rehab: Actor joins treatment program for ‘drug, alcohol and sex problems’… amid cannibalism scandal and rape allegations
- Hammer reportedly told his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers that he was “ready to seek treatment — and promised to stay at the Florida facility outside of Orlando as long as it takes to get well.”
- Sources revealed to Vanity Fair that the 34-year-old actor “checked into the facility on Monday, May 31, with the support of Chambers and his family, and has been in treatment for over a week.”
- Armie’s decision to rehab comes just months after he was charged with ‘violent rape’ of an ex-girlfriend, sparking an investigation by tge LAPD in March
Armie Hammer has checked into a Florida-based “treatment program” for “drug, alcohol and sex problems” amid his infamous cannibalism scandal and rape allegations that sparked an LAPD investigation in March.
Hammer is said to have contacted his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers in “late May,” telling the TV personality that he was “ready to seek treatment — and promised to remain at the Florida facility, outside of Orlando, as long as it takes.” takes to get healthy,’ according to Vanity Fair.
“Hammer checked into the facility on Monday, May 31, with the support of Chambers and his family, and has been pending for more than a week,” outlet sources say.
Armie Hammer has checked into a Florida-based “treatment program” for “drug, alcohol and sex issues” amid his ongoing cannibalism scandal and rape allegations; Hammer pictured in 2019
Hammer, with Chambers and their two children by his side, was reportedly spotted at the Grand Cayman airport on Saturday, May 29, in what sources described as an “emotional” broadcast between the former couple.
Hammer, who usually lives in Los Angeles, has been living in the Cayman Islands since late December to be with his daughter Harper, age six, and son Ford (4), after being separated for several months due to visa issues. amid the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Elizabeth and children dropp[ed] him off [at the airport] and walk[ed] to the extent permitted,’ claimed an eyewitness on social media. “Lots of hugs and seemed emotional.”
Chamber and Hammer ended their marriage in June last year after 10 years together, with each sharing a statement on Instagram confirming their breakup.
Reaching out: Hammer reportedly contacted his estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers in “late May,” telling the TV personality that he was “ready to seek treatment — and promised to be at the Florida facility, outside of Orlando,.” to stay as long as it takes to get healthy,” said Vanity Fair; Chambers and Hammer pictured in 2018
Spotted? ‘Elizabeth and children dropp[ed] him off [at the airport] and walk[ed] to the extent permitted,” claimed an eyewitness on social media. ‘Many hugs and seemed emotional’
A “close friend” of Armie’s explained to Vanity Fair that “everyone looks at Armie thinking he’s had some privileged life—and that must mean there were no problems in his childhood and everything was fussy.”
Hammer happens to be the great-grandson of oil tycoon Armand Hammer, who passed away in 1990, leaving an estimated $180 million fortune to Armie’s businessman, father Michael, according to Business Insider.
The Rebecca actor’s “friend” continued, “But that’s not necessarily the way things go. Just because you come from an upbringing where financial resources are plentiful doesn’t mean that life isn’t trouble-free.’
Another alleged friend of the Hammer family urged Vanity Fair that Armie is “committed to getting well and getting custody of his children.
‘This is a clear sign that he is taking back control’ [of] his life and know that this [is] a step toward his overall well-being,” the source concluded.