Supporting the youngsters. In her most candid interview but, Elizabeth Chambers opened up about her break up from Armie Hammer amid his sexual assault allegations and the way they’re holding it cordial for the youngsters.
“Our divorce shouldn’t be finalized,” the BIRD Bakery founder, 40, shared in her E! News’ cover story. “However we’re in a extremely excellent spot. We discuss on a regular basis. We’re dedicated absolutely and wholly to our youngsters, and to being collectively as a lot as potential in a non-romantic means for our children. Youngsters want their mother; children want their dad. So there’s nothing we gained’t do.”
Chambers and the Name Me by Your Title actor, 36, started courting in 2008 and married in 2010. They welcomed daughter Harper, 7, and son Ford, 5, earlier than announcing their split in 2020.
“13 years as greatest mates, soulmates, companions after which dad and mom,” the pair’s joint assertion learn in July 2020. “It has been an unbelievable journey, however collectively, we’ve determined to show the web page and transfer on from our marriage.”
As they settled into their lives as coparents, Hammer made headlines in early 2021 after being accused of sexual assault in addition to allegedly sending a number of ladies graphic textual content messages about his sexual fantasies together with rape, mutilation and cannibalism. He was additionally accused of sexual assault. His legal professionals have repeatedly denied the claims.
Chambers advised E! Information that her ex continues to be engaged on himself. “Armie has been targeted on his therapeutic,” she mentioned. “There’s the oxygen masks concept: You’ll be able to’t actually handle somebody till you might be taken care of. There’s a cause on the aircraft they are saying, ‘Safe your personal masks earlier than serving to others.’ He has been very busy securing his personal masks. My masks has been secured, [the kids’] masks are on, so proper now it’s actually been lots about specializing in them, protecting them.”
She added that she’s “right here to help that course of” with the intention to assist Hammer be mum or dad. “It’s going to make him the most effective father, the most effective individual he could be. On the finish of the day, that’s the aim. We’re in fixed communication and all that issues is that he’s the most effective dad for our youngsters. Clearly he processes every thing else that he’s coping with personally — and that’s his personal journey now.”
In the meantime, Chambers tries to protect her children from documentaries like Discovery+’s Home of Hammer. Within the sequence, which debuted earlier this month, Courtney Vucekovich claimed that she had a relationship with the Social Community star from late 2019 to September 2020, and Hammer allegedly mentioned he and Chambers had been separated for almost two years. Vucekovich claims he pressured her into collaborating in his BDSM fantasies. Julia Morrison claimed Hammer allegedly reached out to her on social media as a result of he was desirous about a photograph sequence she’d accomplished that confirmed her being choked. Home of Hammer additionally revisited Paige Lorenze‘s YouTube video from 2021, which included cannibalism allegations.
Chambers revealed she watched Home of Hammer when her son and daughter weren’t dwelling.
“I didn’t plan on seeing it, however I did drop the youngsters off at college sooner or later and got here dwelling and watched it with my help system round me,” she mentioned. “It was clearly heartbreaking on so many ranges and really painful. However on the identical time, it exists. The previous is the previous and all we are able to do is take this as a second to study and pay attention, and hopefully course of and heal in each capability.”
The previous Chopped Sweets visitor choose maintains that she is listening to Hammer’s alleged victims. “I think about myself a feminist and stand in solidarity with anybody who has been a sufferer of any type and hope they discover therapeutic,” Chambers continued. “I’m not being right here, like, ‘My life is superb,’ as a result of it’s been hell for a very long time.”
Nonetheless, she’s able to move on from heartbreak. After Chambers posted a sequence of PDA-heavy polaroid images through Instagram on Friday, September 16, Us confirmed that she is dating Ricardas Kazinec. He’s a wellness therapist initially from Lithuania however now resides within the Cayman Islands.
“You go from feeling your coronary heart is shattered in 9 million items, and it’s wrapped in each form of solid and gauze, and nothing can contact it, to being like, ‘OK, I believe I can love and be liked once more.’ So, I’m very completely happy,” she giggled.