In the height of Lily James and Dominic West controversy, the “Cinderella” actress was caught up in another scandal involving Armie Hammer.
The news came after the blonde beauty was accused of being the reason behind the split of “Witcher” star and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers.
According to The Sun on Sunday, the duo, who stars in the romantic thriller film “Rebecca” had a suspiciously close bond while on the set.
As cited by their source, both actors “behaved as if they were a couple,” flirting and laughing.
In the Netflix adaptation of the 1938 Daphne du Maurier novel, the British actress played the role of Hammer’s second wife, Mrs. de Winters, who had steamy and passionate scenes with a 34-year-old actor, who portrayed the role of an unemotional Manderley owner, Maxim de Winter.
Moreover, the film crew also revealed that during their shoot in the United Kingdom and France, the “Call Me by Your Name” star was “open about his marriage being on the rocks.”
Armie Hammer’s split with Elizabeth Chambers
To recall, Hammer married the Texas-based retail chain Bird Bakery owner in 2010, whom he shares two kids; daughter Harper Grace, 5, and son Ford Douglas Armand, 3.
In July, news broke after the couple announced their split over Instagram, ending their ten years of marriage.
In a lengthy post, the father-of-two confirmed the rumors as he went to mentioned that Chambers is his “best friends, soulmates, partners” and wife for thirteen years,
“It has been an incredible journey, but together, we’ve decided to turn the page and move on from our marriage,” he wrote.
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Thirteen years as best friends, soulmates, partners and then parents. It has been an incredible journey, but together, we’ve decided to turn the page and move on from our marriage. As we enter into this next chapter, our children and relationship as co-parents and dear friends will remain our priority. We understand this news lends itself to public dialogue, but in the interest of our children and our family, we’re asking for privacy, compassion and love during this time.
He also asked the public and his fans for privacy as they deal with a new chapter in their lives.
“As we enter into this next chapter, our children and relationship as co-parents and dear friends will remain our priority. We understand this news lends itself to public dialogue, but in the interest of our children and our family, we’re asking for privacy, compassion, and love during this time.”
Armie Hammer and former boyfriend Matt Smith
On the other hand, the blonde beauty’s relationship with former boyfriend Matt Smith had hit rock bottom after he went to Ibiza in the summer.
“Lily was left fuming Matt went to Ibiza and didn’t call her,” the insider explained. “She and Armie were obviously close and spent a lot of time together in the evenings and at weekends.”
Aside from West and Hammer, Lily James has been linked to “Captain America” star Chris Evans after they were spotted getting cozy at a park in London.
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