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Rebecca Star Armie Hammer Pulls Out Of J.Lo Movie Over 'Vicious Online Attacks'

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:33 14 Jan 2021


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Armie Hammer pulls out of J.Lo flick

Armie Hammer was due to star opposite J.Lo in the upcoming action comedy Shotgun Wedding.

However, he's since announced his departure from the movie following, 'vicious online attacks.'

 

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The Rebecca actor started trending after alleged leaked messages from the star emerged online.

According to Page Six, the explicit texts described disturbing sexual fantasies.

The outlet say they were shared by an anonymous social media account.

 

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In a statement, Armie branded these claims, 'bulls**t,' and announced his departure from Shotgun Wedding.

As quoted by Deadline, he said, 'I’m not responding to these bulls**t claims but in light of the vicious and spurious online attacks against me, I cannot in good conscience now leave my children for four months to shoot a film in the Dominican Republic.'

The actor shares two children with ex wife, Elizabeth Chambers.

 

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He finished his statement, 'Lionsgate is supporting me in this and I’m grateful to them for that.'

Meanwhile, a production spokesperson told Deadline, 'Given the imminent start date of Shotgun Wedding, Armie has requested to step away from the film and we support him in his decision.'

 

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The Call Me By Your Name actor had been cast as J.Lo's fiancé in the movie.

According to Deadline, it follows the story of a couple who are joined by their families for the ultimate destination wedding.

Suddenly, the entire party is taken hostage.

 

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Armie's role will be recast.


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