American Express is suing Armie Hammer over an unpaid balance of nearly $67,000.
According to TMZ, the 36-year-old Los Angeles native has owned the credit card since 2011.
Hammer shared the account with his wife of 40 years, Elizabeth Chambers, the source said, and the matter is expected to be resolved when the couple finalizes their divorce.
The latest: Armie Hammer, 36, is suing American Express for nearly $67,000 in unpaid debt. He was photographed in November 2020 in Los Angeles
Hammer, known for his roles in films such as Call Me By Your Name, The Man From Uncle, and The Lone Ranger, has been embroiled in controversy in early 2021 amid multiple allegations of sexual assault and an alleged penchant for cannibalism.
He was subsequently dropped from his agency, WME, and lost a number of roles he had been in, including Jennifer Lopez’s Shotgun Wedding and the Paramount Plus series The Proposal.
The actor’s finances came into question when earlier this year he was seen making ends meet as a timeshare salesman in the Cayman Islands, as an insider told Variety in July that Hammer was bankrupt.
Hammer was “working in a cubicle,” the source said, adding, “The reality is he’s completely broke and trying to fill his days and make money to support his family.”
The actor has had an account with a credit card company for 11 years
Hammer, known for his roles in films such as Call Me By Your Name, The Man From The Grandfather, and The Lone Ranger, has been the subject of controversy in early 2021 due to multiple allegations of sexual assault and an alleged penchant for cannibalism
An insider also shared this Used to control the hammer apartment complex in the Cayman Islands, where he lived to stay close to his two children Harper, seven, and Ford, five, with his estranged wife Chambers. He was spotted in Los Angeles a few months after leaving the islands.
According to a source, Hammer, who is the great-grandson of oil magnate Armand Hammer (worth an estimated $800 million at the time of his death), is “not on the family payroll” and has been forced to work regular jobs since his fall in Hollywood following the allegations in sexual assault against him last year.
After the allegations were made public, the actor was suspended from his agency, WME, and was subsequently dropped from various film projects, including the Paramount Plus series The Proposal (starring Miles Teller) and Jennifer’s Shotgun Wedding Lopez. like the thriller The Billion Dollar Spy.
In July, photos surfaced of the “Call Me By Your Name” star walking into Morita’s office dressed as an employee, despite his lawyer previously denying claims that he had started a new career.
Hammer shared the account with his wife of 40 years, Elizabeth Chambers, the source said, and the matter is expected to be resolved when the couple finalizes their divorce. They were made in 2018
Hammer was photographed entering the information center building as he walked behind another man wearing a similar look.
These were followed by pictures of him in the office on another day, wearing a similar blue polo shirt, while reportedly discussing unit prices with a couple of potential buyers.
At the time, TMZ reported that Hammer offered potential buyers a timeshare for $2,020 a week, or “only about $21,000 for ten years off,” during the appearance.
Last Wednesday, his lawyer denied the disgraced star worked at the facility after a viral tweet was posted on Twitter that showed his face on a brochure as a hotel concierge.
His attorney, Andrew Bretler, told Variety that the message was nothing more than a prank by Hammer’s friends at the hotel.
The caption for the since-deleted tweet read: “My friend’s parents went on vacation to the Cayman Islands and Armie Hammer was their concierge.”
The brochure included discount vouchers and announced that Hammer would take guests swimming “with wild turtles” and show them “the best snorkeling and diving spots.”
Staying busy: The insider also revealed that Hammer used to manage an apartment complex in the Cayman Islands, where he now lives, to stay close to his two children: pictured in 2017 in Anaheim, California
Split: Hammer and Chambers announced their split in 2020 after the actor was allegedly caught cheating on her a second time; Photo of 2018 in Hollywood
The tumultuous career of the star collapsed in January 2021 after it was revealed that he was fond of sadistic sex and shared fantasies about rape and cannibalism with female partners.
This included him telling two women he wanted to remove their ribs, barbecue them and eat them, while Hammer was also accused of carving the letter ‘A’ into one young lover’s thigh before sucking blood from her fresh wound.
He and his wife had announced they were separating months before, after Hammer was allegedly caught cheating on her a second time.
This woman also claims that Armie emotionally abused her, although he denies any wrongdoing.
In May 2021, Hammer entered rehab for “drug, alcohol and sex” issues and completed treatment last December.