Chloe Dykstra Responds to Chris Hardwick's Reinstatement on AMC's 'Talking Dead'

Chloe Dykstra and Adrian Stewart at the 2018 Sarasota Film Festival in Florida on April 20. Dykstra posted a statement on social media following AMC's reinstating Chris Hardwick to his talk shows. Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Sarasota Film Festival

Chloe Dykstra issued a statement after AMC reinstated Chris Hardwick at Talking Dead.

"I originally wrote my essay so I could move on with my life, and now I intend to do so," the model said.

"I have been adamant since I came forward with my essay that I never set out to ruin the career of the person I spoke about," she wrote in a statement she attached to her tweet. "I could have provided more details, but chose not to."

Dykstra explained why she did not participate in the investigation of Hardwick. "I have said what I wanted to say on the matter, and I wish to move on with my life," she wrote. "I do not believe in an eye for an eye, and therefore I have only shared my evidence with those who I felt should see it."

I originally wrote my essay so I could move on with my life, and now I intend to do so. Thank you, again, to those who have supported me during this.

— Chloe Dykstra (@skydart) July 26, 2018

Dykstra wrote an essay accusing an ex-boyfriend of emotional and sexual abuse on Medium in June. She did not name Hardwick as the ex-boyfriend, nor did she in her most recent statement.

Hardwick said while their relationship "was not perfect … at no time did I sexually assault her" in a statement posted by Deadline the day after her essay.

AMC announced it would not air Hardwick's talk show, Talking With Chris Hardwick, nor would he be moderating the Walking Dead or Doctor Who panels he was scheduled to at San Diego Comic-Con, in a statement posted by The Hollywood Reporter two days after Dykstra's essay.

The network reinstated Hardwick as the host of Talking Dead and his talk show after its investigation Wednesday.

Chloe Dykstra and Chris Hardwick at the premiere of "Godzilla," at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, on May 8, 2014. In a statement on social media, Dykstra explained why she didn't participate in AMC's investigation of Hardwick. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

"What I wanted was for the people around me who heard a false narrative—one that was created to hurt me and my career—to know the truth," Dykstra explained in Thursday's post. "More importantly though, I know how insidious emotional abuse is and felt compelled to share my story so others might not feel so alone."

She added that she'd wanted "to have had a private conversation" with her ex. "Reaching out to him over text made me vulnerable, and ultimately ended up in a tabloid article where said texts were chopped up and spun to discredit me," she said.

The model concluded her post by stating her intent to "focus on the subject [she] originally wanted to shed light on: emotional abuse." "I plan to continue this conversation and intend to work with institutions like RAINN and other support groups for survivors." RAINN is the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.