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Armie Hammer In First Photos Since Rape Allegation – Hollywood Life


Armie Hammer has been photographed for the first time since a woman accused him in March of a violent rape, as he was spotted lunching in the Cayman Islands.

Armie Hammer has been laying low in the Cayman Islands ever since a woman named Effie accused him in March 2021 of a violent rape that occurred in 2017. The actor has now been photographed for the first time since Effie’s Mar. 17 press conference with attorney Gloria Allred. The 34-year-old was spotted having lunch outside under a tan umbrella at Macabuca restaurant on the West Bay part of Grand Cayman. Armie was seated with an older couple and several women described as “friends” in photos you can see here.

Armie wore a grey t-shirt and shorts, and is now wearing his hair in a closely cropped style. When out from under the umbrella and in the sunshine, his island tan glowed on his skin. He wore sunglasses over lunch, but took them off and appeared to glare when he spotted a paparazzo taking his photo.

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Actor Armie Hammer is currently being investigated by the L.A.P.D. for the alleged rape of a woman named Effie in 2017. Photo credit: Shutterstock.

Armie and his now estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers had spent the 2020 COVID-19 home lockdown in the Cayman Islands, where the oil heir spent five years living there as a child. When strict quarantines were lifted in early summer, Armie left and came back to the states, while Elizabeth remained on Grand Cayman with the couple’s two children, Harper, 6, and Ford, 4.  The couple formally announced in a joint statement on July 10, 2020 that they were ending their 13 year marriage by getting a divorce.

The Call Me By Your Name star was accused of rape by a woman named Effie on Mar 18, 2021. “On April 24, 2017, Armie Hammer violently raped me for over four hours in Los Angeles during which he repeatedly slapped my head against a wall bruising my face. He also committed other acts of violence against me to which I did not consent,” Effie stated in a Facebook news conference with her attorney, Ms. Allred, which you can watch above in it’s entirety. Effie admitted that she was in an on-again/off-again relationship with the actor for four years, which would have overlapped with Hammer’s marriage to Elizabeth.

Armie Hammer and Effie
Effie & Armie Hammer (Photo Courtesy Of Effie)

Effie claimed that during the alleged rape, The Social Network star purposely beat her feet “so they would hurt” when she walked. Effie said that when she tried to get away, he “wouldn’t let me,” she further claimed. She said that she first met Armie when she was 20-years-old via Facebook, and that she soon “fell in love” with the actor as things moved at a rapid pace.

Effie claimed, “Looking back, it is now clear to me wаs employing mаnipulаtion tаctics in order to exert control over me until I stаrted to lose myself would often test my devotion to him, crossing my boundаries аs he becаme increаsingly more violent used me mentаlly, emotionаlly, sexuаlly.” The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an investigation into Effie’s rape allegations.

For his part, Armie denied the allegations through his lawyer Andrew B. Brettler of Lavely & Singer. He said his relationship with Effie and other women coming forward with claims were “completely consensual, discussed and agreed upon in advance, and mutually participatory.”



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Josh Duggar Allowed Visitation With Kids As He Awaits Child Porn Trial – Hollywood Life


Josh Duggar has been granted ‘unlimited’ visitation with his kids after his release from jail with one caveat: wife Anna Duggar must be there, too. Josh isn’t allowed to see any other minors.

Josh Duggar will be allowed to see his six young children as he awaits his July trial for alleged possession of child pornography, an Arkansas court ruled on May 5. Judge Christy Comstock said that she “cannot in good conscience” let Josh, 33, to return home to his pregnant wife, Anna Duggar, and their minor children. However, he may have “unlimited contact” with the kids — if Anna is present.

Aside from his own six kids — Maryella, 17 months, Mason, 3, Meredith, 5, Marcus, 7, Michael, 9, and Mackynzie, 11 — Josh is barred from having contact with any minors, including his many nieces and nephews. “I recommend that you govern your actions by thinking about where you might go and who you might encounter,” Judge Comstock said during the hearing. “You might not ought to go to birthday parties, family dinners, church activities.”

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Josh Duggar’s mug shot (Shutterstock)

The judge released Josh to family friends Lacount and Maria Reber. He will remain on house arrest until his July hearing and is required to wear a GPS tracking device at all times. Josh also must check in with a probation officer and is not allowed to use the internet or any electronics, or possess a firearm. He was also required to surrender his passport. Should he violate these terms, an extra 10 years could be tacked onto his sentence.

The former 19 Kids and Counting star faces up to 20 years in prison for each count of possessing and receiving child pornography after his April 29 arrest. Agent Gerald Faulkner from Homeland Security testified that Josh allegedly had a computer containing disturbing images, including one file depicting child sex abuse of kids ranging from 18 months to 12 years of age. Faulkner, according to PEOPLE, called it “in the top five of the worst of the worst that I’ve ever had to examine.”

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Josh Duggar was released from jail on May 5 (Shutterstock)

Josh has pleaded “not guilty” to all charges. This is Josh’s second sexual abuse scandal. In 2015, it was revealed that Josh had molested five girls when he was a teenager, including sisters Jill and Jessa Duggar. He was investigated by police in 2006, but the family decided to keep the scandal private. Josh apologized publicly in 2015, and 19 Kids and Counting was canceled.



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Singer Debuts Short Cut – Before & After Pics – Hollywood Life


Rihanna stepped out for a night on the town in Santa Monica, where she showed off her brand new short hairdo! Check out the singer and fashion mogul’s bold new look!

Rihanna is rocking a bold new ‘do! The Savage X Fenty mogul, 33, was spotted heading out to dinner at Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica on May 5, where she fashioned some fabulous threads and debuted her new haircut. The “Work” singer looked retro chic, wearing a pair of green and white, high-waisted trousers, a cropped white top, and a fabulous blue jacket with a long faux fur collar, and hints of green.

A fashionable Rihanna shows off her new short hair as she heads to Giorgio Baldi restaurant for dinner in Santa Monica on May 6, 2021 [MEGA].

The ensemble was the perfect look for the star, who’s cropped, pixie cut was definitely a bold choice for the singer. Rihanna’s new ‘do framed her face perfectly, and featured a few wisps of hair around her forehead. Fans have grown accustomed to seeing Rihanna wearing her longer locks as of late, but this bold pixie cut is nothing new for the fashion and style icon.

Indeed, Rihanna has always been an incredible chameleon when it comes to her looks, and sometimes they go along with eras of her music. In 2008, Rihanna fashioned the pixie cut around the time she was working on her Rated R album, which debuted in 2009. The singer totally proved that she can rock any look that she sets her mind to, and fans have loved seeing her style evolve ever since.

Rihanna wears a bright outfit as she picks up some groceries at Bristol Farms on March 29, 2021 [MEGA].

In the years after Rihanna made her debut on the music scene in the mid 2000s, she’s wholly come into her own as an artist and fashion icon. The star has never been averse to trying new looks, fabrics, cuts and more, and every time she’s worked a new style, she’s pulled it off with her own brand of unique, subtle confidence and command. We’ve always loved seeing Rihanna go through different transformations and try different trends, and we cannot wait to see her work this new look or another in the future!



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