Armie Hammer says Robert Downey Jr. overcame the ‘woke-mob’ of cancel culture
Armie Hammer referenced Robert Downey Jr.
Two years after sexual misconduct and sexual assault allegations forced Hammer out of the public eye, he spoke to Air Mail’s James Kirchick about entering rehab in May 2021 for drug and alcohol abuse.
Air Mail noted Vanity Fair reported in July 2022 that Hammer received financial support from Downey Jr. paid for Hammer to spend six months at a rehab facility and allowed Hammer to live in one of his Los Angeles homes.Hammer acknowledged that his career was likely over before mentioning Downey Jr. “What I would say is this: There’s examples of people who went through really difficult times and experienced what [the author] Joseph Campbell would call ‘the hero’s death.’ And the hero must die so the hero can be reborn again,” Hammer said.
Hammer continued that Downey Jr. In Hammer’s interview with Air Mail, he denied any wrongdoing in the face of sexual misconduct and sexual assault allegations.
In January 2021, Instagram messages purportedly showing Hammer discussing acts of cannibalism, drinking blood, and sexual domination were released online. Efrosina Angelova, the Instagram account’s owner, also accused Hammer of sexual assault and said they had a four-year relationship. Angelova formally accused Hammer of sexual assault in March 2021 during a press conference.
Hammer’s attorney denied the allegations at the time, and Hammer echoed the statement in his interview with Air Mail, saying: “Every single thing was discussed beforehand.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to Insider in March 2021 that Hammer was the subject of an investigation, but TMZ reported in December 2021 that charges were unlikely.