Armie Hammer is generating major acolytes for his powerhouse performance in Call Me By Your Name, but his role in the gay-themed romance has earned him no shortage of enemies.
And after responding to one particularly negative story about himself on Twitter, the star decided to delete his account altogether.
The move was in response to Buzzfeed’s lazily bitchy article “Ten long years of trying to make Armie Hammer happen.”
Anne Helen Petersen, the site’s Senior Culture Writer, writes “How many second chances does a handsome white male star get?”
“Is Hammer truly a unique star who’s finally finding his niche — or simply a beautiful, pedigreed white man who’s been allowed, in a way that few others in Hollywood have, endless attempts to discover it?”
As Indie Wire reports, Hammer was fast to respond to the article, writing, “Your chronology is spot on but your perspective is bitter AF. Maybe I’m just a guy who loves his job and refuses to do anything but what he loves to do…?”
It’s hardly Hammer’s first Twitter-based trauma. Back in September, malignant veteran actor James Woods lashed out at the film, saying the subject matter was “quietly chip[ping] away at the last barriers of decency.
Hammer did not let that comment go unanswered: