Ryan Phillippe has spoke back to his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt’s attack allegations in opposition to him, calling her claims false.
“I am saddened and disgusted by the false allegations being circulated about me,” the actor wrote in a commentary, which he posted on Twitter Tuesday. “At the time these allegations were initially made, I fully cooperated with law enforcement and a thorough investigation was conducted.”
“As a man, raised by women, in a household where women’s rights, feminism, and advocacy were very much at the forefront, I am sickened that my name can be found in any article where domestic violence of any kind is being alleged,” he added.
Phillippe persisted, noting that as a public determine, “many untrue things” had been mentioned about him over time. “That is something you learn to accept if you choose a profession like mine,” he wrote.
The 43-year-old’s commentary persisted, echoing the the only launched previous through his rep, which identified the severity of home violence.
“This is wrong. This is not who I am. Everyone of my accuser’s allegations are false,” he wrote.
The commentary comes after Phillippe’s former lady friend, fashion Elsie Hewitt, filed a lawsuit in opposition to the actor, claiming he violently beat her previous this summer time.
“He grabbed Hewitt’s upper arm so tightly that his grip left heavy bruises on her arm hours later. He then braced his body and violently threw her down his staircase as hard as he could,” Hewitt’s criticism reads.
Hewitt additionally reportedly claims Phillippe “struck her, cornered her, kicked her and aggressively pushed her to the ground” sooner than selecting her up “like a doll” and throwing her down the steps a 2nd time.
Phillippe’s rep denied the allegations in opposition to the actor, telling HuffPost, “Ryan is completely devastated that these false allegations have been made and circulated.”
A supply with regards to Phillippe additionally defended the actor, telling People, “Ryan did not lay a hand on [Hewitt]. He wants to clear all of this up and he will.”
The supply additionally claimed Hewitt attacked the actor and accused the Guess fashion of the use of this lawsuit as a method to hunt popularity.
Hewitt’s attorney, Keith Fink, slammed the ones claims, calling them “laughable.”
“She has photos of the serious cuts and bruises she suffered as a result of the assault. She has hospital records. The police took a report and issued a restraining order,” he instructed HuffPost. “Add to this any man who calls a woman a c**t has serious animus towards women in general and would not be one championing the equality of women.”