In line with a latest report within the Los Angeles Times, Effie was contacted by a “Home of Hammer” producer a month after her press convention. She was requested if she’d be concerned with giving an interview for the collection and declined with the next assertion:
“This can be very inappropriate of you to take advantage of such a tragic, susceptible time in many individuals’s lives, with no regard in anyway for our therapeutic course of and privateness.”
Regardless of refusing to take part in “Home of Hammer,” Effie’s expertise and story are nonetheless coated within the docuseries, together with screenshots that she posted on her Instagram account and a clip of the 2021 press convention the place she alleged that Hammer raped her. The collection additionally features a sit-down interview with Effie’s lawyer Gloria Allred, the high-profile legal professional recognized for working in safety of girls’s rights. Effie informed the Instances that she was not made conscious of her lawyer’s participation within the collection.
On-screen, Allred introduces herself as Effie’s legal professional however, because of attorney-client privilege, doesn’t focus on Effie’s allegations. As an alternative, she speaks typically about representing victims as a result of they want help within the combat in opposition to highly effective males. Per Variety, she additionally feedback on the character of poisonous relationships and consent, saying: “Even in BDSM relationships, consent remains to be on the coronary heart of it. It does not imply that anybody can do something to anybody throughout a sexual relationship. If she withdraws her consent, and he continues, that is crime. It is so simple as that.”
Though Effie additionally declined to be interviewed by the Instances, she did present the next assertion regarding the docuseries:
“The best way they have been exploiting my trauma is disgusting. Once I hold screaming ‘no’ and so they hold going, saying they do not want my permission, they remind me of Armie.”