Armie Hammer was interviewed by police within the Cayman Islands for posting a racy Instagram video of a girl he claimed was “Miss Cayman.”
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) confirmed in a press launch on Wednesday that it obtained a criticism in regards to the incident and adopted up on it.
“On January 15, 2021, the RCIPS obtained an allegation of misuse of ICT in relation to a suggestive video which had been posted on social media. Officers investigated the matter and spoke to the suspect, who was warned about his conduct, in accordance with the needs of the complainant,” the assertion reads.
The RCIPS confirms “the matter is now closed.”
A rep for Hammer didn’t return Fox Information’ request for remark.
Whereas the RCIPS assertion doesn’t immediately title Hammer, it is the identical assertion it issued in regards to the actor to Web page Six.
Particulars of the police investigation have been launched simply days after Hammer, 34, issued an apology. The video was allegedly leaked from his personal Instagram account. This all occurred across the identical time a number of ladies got here ahead on social media claiming the actor is abusive and mentioned cannibalistic acts with companions.
The video reveals a girl, whom Hammer known as “Miss Cayman,” an analogous title bestowed upon the winner of the Miss Cayman Islands Universe pageant.
“I wish to make clear that the individual in my video, which was stolen from my personal Instagram, shouldn’t be Miss Cayman,” Hammer informed the Cayman Compass. “I’m genuinely sorry for any confusion my silly try at humour might have prompted.”
The face of the girl, 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 stated in a press release made on social media. “The Committee could be very disturbed by the video and wish to verify that the girl shouldn’t be the reigning Miss Cayman Islands and has no affiliation to the Miss Cayman Islands Universe pageant.”
The committee stated it approached the scandal “with the utmost seriousness” and have even reported the incident to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
“The function of Miss Cayman is partly, to function a job mannequin to younger Caymanian ladies,” the assertion continued. “The depiction of the girl 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.”
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 gentle of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults in opposition to me, I can not in good conscience now depart my kids for four months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic,” he stated. “Lionsgate is supporting me on this and I’m grateful to them for that.”
The movie’s workforce agreed together with his determination to depart.
“Armie has requested to step away from the movie and we assist him in his determination,” a spokesperson for the manufacturing stated in a press release to Fox Information on the time.
Fox Information’ Nate Day contributed to this report.