Armie Hammer is apologizing after making headlines as soon as once more amid his ongoing social media scandal.
The 34-year-old actor issued a press release after a put up, through which he allegedly used a personal Instagram account to share a video of a lady, whom he known as “Miss Cayman,” was leaked. “Miss Cayman” is much like the title bestowed upon the winner of the Miss Cayman Islands Universe pageant.
“I want to make clear that the particular person in my video, which was stolen from my personal Instagram, is just not Miss Cayman,” he advised the Cayman Compass. “I’m genuinely sorry for any confusion my silly try at humour might have prompted.”
The face of the lady, who was reportedly “scantily clad,” was not seen within the video, in response to the Compass.
“My deep sympathies to Miss Cayman, who I don’t know, and to the whole group as I had no intentions of implying she was truly Miss Cayman,” Hammer added.
The video was additionally denounced by the Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee.
“The Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee is conscious of a video allegedly posted by Armie Hammer referring to a scantily clad younger lady as ‘Miss Cayman,'” the group mentioned in a press release made on social media. “The Committee may be very disturbed by the video and want to affirm that the lady is just not the reigning Miss Cayman Islands and has no affiliation to the Miss Cayman Islands Universe pageant.”
The committee mentioned it approached the scandal “with the utmost seriousness” and have even reported the incident to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
“The position of Miss Cayman is partially, to function a task mannequin to younger Caymanian ladies,” the assertion continued. “The depiction of the lady within the video goes in opposition to all that our group stands for and the Committee is consequently requesting that Mr. Hammer instantly take away all references to Miss Cayman from his social media channels.”
Spokespeople for Hammer and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ requests for remark.
Hammer has been on the heart of controversy after messages allegedly written by him have been leaked. The messages, which haven’t been verified, contained graphic sexual fantasies and references to cannibalism.
After the debacle, it was introduced that Hammer had left his upcoming film, and he launched a press release in regards to the leak to Selection.
“I’m not responding to those bulls–t claims however in mild of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults in opposition to me, I can’t in good conscience now go away my youngsters for four months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic,” he mentioned. “Lionsgate is supporting me on this and I’m grateful to them for that.”
The movie’s staff agreed along with his resolution to go away.
“Armie has requested to step away from the movie and we help him in his resolution,” a spokesperson for the manufacturing mentioned in a press release to Fox Information on the time.