The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will no longer be charging Armie Hammer with sexual assault. Following a two-year investigation stemming from sexual assault allegations made towards the embattled actor in 2021, the L.A. County DA’s workplace stated Wednesday that he will now not be dealing with charges.

“Sexual assault instances are regularly tough to prove, which is why we assign our most skilled prosecutors to evaluate them. In this case, these prosecutors carried out an extraordinarily thorough review, however decided that at this time, there is inadequate proof to cost Mr. Hammer with a crime. As prosecutors, we have an moral accountability to solely cost instances that we can show past a lifelike doubt,” Tiffiny Blacknell, Director of Communications for DA George Gascon, stated in the statement.

Unable to decide that a non-consensual, compelled sexual come upon occurred, Blacknell stated the DA’s workplace ought to now not show the case towards the Call Me By Your Name star.

“We understand that it is challenging for girls to file sexual assault. Even when we can’t go ahead with a prosecution, our sufferer provider representatives will be accessible to these who are looking for our sufferer guide services,” the assertion continued. “Due to the complexity of the relationship and lack of ability to show a non-consensual, forcible sexual come across we are unable to show the case past a practical doubt.”

Los Angeles police launched an investigation in opposition to Hammer in May 2021, after a woman, who solely recognized herself as Effie, got here forward, by means of legal professional Gloria Allred, with public allegations that she was once victimized by means of The Social Network actor in April 2017.

In a press announcement at the time, Effie made various allegations of sexual assault and abuse.

“He abused me mentally, emotionally and sexually,” she claimed in her statement. “I notion that he used to be going to kill me.”

Hammer’s legal professional denied her claims in full, telling ET in a declaration at the time, “From day one, Mr. Hammer has maintained that all of his interactions with [Effie] — and each and every different sexual companion of his for that be counted — have been absolutely consensual, mentioned and agreed upon in advance, and jointly participatory. [Effie’s] interest in search of and ill-advised prison bid will solely make it greater tough for actual victims of sexual violence to get the justice they deserve.”

Following Wednesday’s announcement, Hammer took to Instagram to share his gratitude towards the DA’s workplace for conducting a thorough investigation. With this at the back of him, the 36-year-old actor stated he hopes to commence the “long” and “difficult” system of placing his existence lower back collectively now that his identify has been cleared.

“I am very grateful to the District Attorney for conducting a thorough investigation coming to the conclusion that I have stood via this complete time, that no crime was once committed,” Hammer wrote, marking the first time he is spoken out about the allegations due to the fact that February. “I seem to be ahead to starting what will be a long, challenging procedure of placing my lifestyles collectively now that my title is cleared.”

He delivered in the caption, “I would like to say a very exceptional thank you to all of the human beings who have helped me get via this time. Onwards and upwards.”

Following the DA’s decision, a supply tells ET that Hammer is elated to clear and is now working closer to making matters proper with his teenagers and his ex-wife, Elizabeth Chambers.

“Armie used to be startled and didn’t understand that this case used to be going to be dropped today. He is past elated to clear his title and particularly after spending so tons cash on felony payments and everything,” the supply says. “His very best precedence proper now is making matters proper with his children and Elizabeth. His biggest concern is that his youngsters will see bad articles about him one day, so he’s very set on constructing up their have confidence and displaying them the dad and man he virtually is.”

While his absolute best precedence is his family, the supply additionally notes that Hammer is hoping to work once more and is targeted on his career.

The supply continues, “Aside from that, he’s centered on his profession and hopes and believes that he will work again. He does not have whatever set in vicinity but for what he’s going to do or what his huge divulge will be, however he is searching ahead to selecting up the portions and getting his lifestyles again on track.”

In addition to costing him his marriage, the sexual assault allegations brought on Hammer to lose quite a few high-profile gigs, such as Taika Waititi’s Next Goal Wins and the Broadway manufacturing of The Minutes. Months prior, he was once concerned in a scandal over social media direct messages, in which he allegedly described picture sexual fantasies, some with references to cannibalism.

That scandal would additionally see Hammer lose greater work — particularly a starring position contrary Jennifer Lopez in Shotgun Wedding and the Paramount+ making-of The Godfather constrained sequence The Offer. He additionally was once dropped via brain business enterprise WME in early February 2021.