Armie Hammer’s ex-girlfriend Paige Lorenze has shared some pretty serious allegations about their four-month-long relationship, including claims that Hammer branded her with his initials.
In an interview with the Daily Mail, Lorenze shared a photo of an ‘A’-shaped scar on her body, that she claims was carved into her skin by Hammer during a sex game. You can view the photo here (if you want), but I’ll warn you, it’s pretty graphic.
According to Lorenze, Hammer gave her the scare during a date in November of 2020, in which their regular “knife play” took a dark turn.
“He would love to do knife play, where he would wave the blade above me or glide it across my skin,” she alleged.
“He was obsessed with it and usually he did not cut me.”
Knife play is a pretty popular kink within the BDSM community, usually involving gliding blades along the skin in a way that doesn’t actually cut the flesh.
But Lorenze alleges that Hammer took things to the next level by wanting to carve his initials into her skin.
“However that night he decided he wanted to brand me as his property and carve his name on my body,” she said, asserting that it was some sort of commitment ritual.
“He tried to rationalize it as his gesture of his commitment to us being together for the long term.”
Terrifyingly, Lorenze also claims that she hadn’t fully processed what Hammer was proposing before he allegedly sliced her skin.
“I wasn’t sure he was serious, as he looked over my body and said: ‘where should I carve an A on you?’ Before I could process it, he plunged the tip of the knife into my flesh just above my vagina.”
Throughout the Daily Mail interview, Lorenze explained how the pain was “excruciating”, but Hammer reportedly didn’t think the inch-deep wound was deep enough.
“I froze as he smiled at his work. He then said the cut was not deep enough, even though it was about an inch – the whole tip of the blade,” Lorenze alleged.
“He said he wanted to collect a kitchen knife to make it bigger, but then as it bled, he started licking it.”
Lorenze now alleges that the scar is so deep she will need laser treatments to remove it, claiming that “it will haunt me forever.”
However, it’s worth noting that in a statement reported by BuzzFeed, Paige Lorenze claims the Daily Mail falsified some of the quotes in her interview. However, it is unclear which quotes she is referring to.
“The media has twisted a lot of my words, and put words in my mouth to make corny headlines. I am so disappointed but not surprised. Just know that a lot of this is trash and not from me,” she told BuzzFeed.
Lorenze also published her own full statement on Sunday.
“I want to be perfectly clear. Any man who is fantasizing about rape, crushing a women’s body, eating them, cutting them is a danger to all women,” she said.
Throughout the interview, the professional skier and Instagram model described the relationship as “deeply traumatic” and hoped to hold him accountable for his actions.
“I’m not trying to kink shame at all,” Lorenze said. “But I think that dangerous men [sometimes] use this as like a smokescreen for abusing and hurting women for their own sexual pleasure.”
“I am holding him accountable and I think he knows that he’s caused a lot of women pain, even if he doesn’t want to admit it right now. And there is power in numbers.”
Following Lorenze’s allegations, a lawyer for Armie Hammer gave the following statement to the Daily Mail, in which he denies any wrongdoing.
“These assertions about Mr. Hammer are patently untrue. Any interactions with this person, or any partner of his, were completely consensual in that they were fully discussed, agreed upon, and mutually participatory.”
Paige Lorenze’s full statement on the matter can be found on her Twitter.
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