Armie Hammer’s ex-wife, Elizabeth Chambers, spoke publicly about her difficult personal time for the first time.
Chambers, who is still in the process of divorcing Hammer, spoke about “House of Hammer,” a Discovery + documentary series detailing the Hammer family and the actor’s infidelity.
“I wasn’t going to watch it, but I watched it one day after dropping the kids off at school and coming home with my support system around,” Chambers said. reported in an interview. “It was obviously sad and very sad on so many levels. But at the same time, the past is past and the only thing we can do is take it as a time to learn and listen and hopefully heal and heal for some reason”.
Chambers revealed that she was asked to participate in the show but declined.
“They made contact, but, in the process, the only thing that mattered and mattered was the kids and our families, and it wasn’t something that coincided with my goals for them,” she said. He has declared.
In 2020, after 10 years of marriage, Chambers filed for divorce from Hammer.
They share two children together, and Chambers says they’re in a “really wonderful place” with their co-parents.
“We always talk,” she said. We are completely and totally committed to our children and staying together at least romantically for our children. “Children need their mothers, children need their fathers. So there’s nothing we won’t do.”
As for Hammer, he’s trying to be the “best dad, best person he can be.”
He concluded: “The oxygen mask principle here is that if you are not taken care of, you cannot truly take care of anyone. There is a reason it is said of airplanes, ‘Make sure your facade before you help others. He’s too busy securing his mask. My mask is secure, the kids have their masks in place, so now it’s really about paying attention to them and protecting them.
In the months following Chambers’ decision to end their marriage, several women came forward accusing Hammer of physical and emotional abuse, which Hammer denied.
In March 2021, a woman accused the actor of rape in 2017. Hammer’s attorney, Andrew Breitler, told NBC News at the time that Hammer denied sexual assault allegations and that full consent to all of Hammer’s sexual encounters from “being” before the discussion is agreed upon, and mutual participation “.
The Los Angeles Police Department told NBC News it had opened an investigation into Hammer. The actor was not charged.
Chambers told E! The divorce is reportedly still being finalized, but she and Hammer are focusing on co-parenting and are “fine.”
“We always talk,” she said. We are completely and totally committed to our children and we are at least romantically together for our children. “Children need mothers; children need fathers. So there’s nothing we won’t do.”
Chambers added that Hammer is “focused on his recovery” and supporting the process so he can be the “best father, the best man.”
“The principle of the oxygen mask here is that if you don’t take care of yourself, you really can’t take care of anyone. You’re busy providing for yourself. ‘Mask,” she said.