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The Hollywood Reporter reported late Friday (Feb. 05, 2021) that Armie Hammer is now no longer represented by powerful agency WME, and that his personal publicist has walked away as well.
Hammer losing his agency is the latest development of a career in freefall and comes amid controversy over graphic messages he allegedly sent several women over social media.
Sources tell THR that his personal publicist has also stepped away.
Last week, Hammer exited The Offer, a Paramount+ series about the making of The Godfather. Before that, he was forced to resign from Lionsgate’s action romantic comedy, which would have paired him opposite Jennifer Lopez. (Josh Duhamel replaced him in the movie.)
Hammer’s string of exits came after the revelation of disturbing messages — as yet unverified — that were posted to an Instagram account run by a woman who said she had an affair with Hammer. The messages contain graphic descriptions of sexual fantasies that include abuse and even cannibalism.
Several other women have since said they experienced similar exchanges with the Call Me By Your Name star. Hammer has denied the allegations.