Dakota Johnson jokes about Armie Hammer cannibalism scandal at Sundance Film Festival
Fifty shades of Grey Star Dakota Johnson recently joked about the Armie Hammer cannibalism scandal at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
According to The variety magazine, Dakota was speaking at the A Taste of Sundance dinner at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, where she also presented the Sundance Institute International Icon Award to Luca Guadagnino.
Dakota, who had worked with Luca on films like A Bigger Splash and Suspiria, joked that the director tried to “throw her like the peach in the famous movie. call me by your name”.
According to the film’s synopsis, the character played by Timothee Chalamet performed a sexual act on a peach, after which Armie’s character ate it.
It was here at Sundance in 2017 that audiences got to experience a film that is uniquely characterized by Luca’s signature approach to storytelling,” the 33-year-old actress said.
Dakota pointed out, “The vision and style of this one is call me by your name. Unfortunately, I wasn’t in that one. It was unfortunate.
The Persuasion The star revealed that Luca had asked her “to play the part of the peach”, but our schedules conflicted.
“Thank goodness because then I would have been another woman Armie Hammer tried to eat!” she added jokingly.
Dakota received mixed reactions from the audience, from groans to cheers for her “Armie Hammer joke”.
Referring to Luca’s 2022 film Bones and All, Dakota said: “It’s been five years since this film premiered here and Luca has continued to take us to exciting places – who knew cannibalism was so popular? ?”
Dakota’s joke referenced the social media scandal in which “posts mentioned cannibalism” and claimed to have been sent by Armie.
Following this scandal, Armie was excluded from several high-profile films and even lost his “talent representation”.
Meanwhile, Armie denied all accusations, saying all text messages were “completely consensual, discussed and agreed upon in advance, and mutually engaging”.