Elizabeth Chambers is opening up about being a victim of infidelity and long absence, saying that there was a moment early in the pandemic that proved to be the final straw that ended her 10-year marriage to actor Armie Hammer.
Chambers, who filed for divorce in 2020, opened up about her relationship with Hammer and a new interview with Elle Magazine. The couple was reportedly living with her two young children in the Cayman Islands when the pandemic began in 2020. The 40-year-old stated that Hammer decided to leave them and go back to California in order to help a friend restore a motel near Joshua Tree National Park.
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“My heart was broken in nine million pieces, and I still drove him to the airport,” Chambers stated. She field for divorce a few months after that.
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“You can give, you can love, you can be there for someone, but you also need to hold people accountable for their actions,” she said.
Hammer admitted in a recent interview with AirMail that he had affairs with different women that he met online in 2016. After his divorce, he also faced several allegations made by multiple women accusing him of physically and emotionally abusing them, which he denied.
In 2021 a woman accused him of raping her back in 2017. At that time his attorney denied all the allegations saying that Hammer’s sexual relationships “have been completely consensual.” The Los Angeles Police Department revealed that it had opened an investigation into the actor, but no charges have been filed against him.
“I was learning things as the public was,” Chambers stated. “I was like, ‘There are no words. What the fuck?’ ”
House of Hammer
The severe allegations were examined in a three-part documentary series, House of Hammer, that premiered on Discovery + in September 2020. Chambers decided not to participate in the series, saying that she watched the show and called it “obviously heartbreaking on so many levels and a very painful”
Chambers and Hammer share a daughter 8-year-old Harper, and son, 6-year-old Ford. The TV personality currently lives with them in Grand Cayman but says she plans to move back to Los Angeles for a fresh start. She went on to reveal that she maintains a healthy relationship with Hammer as a co-parent for their children.
“I support Armie through his journey and I always will,” she stated. “All I’ve ever wanted is for him to be sober, healthy, and happy. And he is that. He’s really present when he’s with the kids, and that’s all I can hope for.”