Armie Hammer won't face charges in sexual assault case

Armie Hammer
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Embattled actor Armie Hammer won't face sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, the district attorney's office has announced.

Director of the Bureau of Communications Tiffiny Blacknell confirmed to CNN that prosecutors "conducted an extremely thorough review" into an allegation of sexual assault against the "Social Network" star "but determined that at this time, there is insufficient evidence to charge Mr. Hammer with a crime."

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Brendan Morrow

Brendan worked as a culture writer at The Week from 2018 to 2023, covering the entertainment industry, including film reviews, television recaps, awards season, the box office, major movie franchises and Hollywood gossip. He has written about film and television for outlets including Bloody Disgusting, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Heavy and The Celebrity Cafe.