Everyone loves Jeremy Renner’s character, Clint Barton, in the Avengers movies. So much that there was an outcry when he was missing from Avengers: Infinity War. And now, Hawkeye will have his own Disney Plus show where he will train the next generation in the form of Kate Bishop. But off-screen, Renner may not the good guy he plays on-screen. Surfaced reports state that Renner tried killing himself and his ex-wife.
TMZ reported that Avengers, Mission Impossible, and Tag star, Jeremy Renner,
“was coked up and drunk when he began rhapsodizing about killing his ex-wife Sonni (Pacheco), and the night ended with the actor shoving a gun in his mouth and threatening to kill himself … so claims Sonni in new legal docs.”
Evidently, Renner and Pacheco have been in a custody battle over their daughter, Ava. Also, it’s claimed that Renner has a history of drug and alcohol problems.
The gossip magazine/show said that Ava’s nanny overheard Renner threatening Pacheco with his gun. Per the nanny, Renner said,
“It was better that Ava had no parents than to have [Sonni] as a mother.”
However, when TMZ reached out to Renner’s representatives, they replied with this statement,
“The well-being of his daughter Ava has always been and continues to be the primary focus for Jeremy. This is a matter for the court to decide. It’s important to note the dramatizations made in Sonni’s declaration are a one-sided account made with a specific goal in mind.”
My heart gains several pounds whenever I hear such news about a favored celebrity. Especially when it involves children. And it doesn’t help when Renner’s character in Avengers: Age of Ultron is a family man, and then loses said family by Endgame.
Whatever the true case may be, I hope each party in this situation receives the help they need.
Avengers: Endgame is on Digital and Blu-Ray now. Upon rewatch, hopefully, you can view Renner in the same, previous light. He will reprise the character next in Hawkeye, streaming on Disney Plus sometime in 2021.
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