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On October 22, there was a terrible accident during the filming of the movie ‘Rust’ that ended with the death of the director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, when the gun that Alec Baldwin It was supposed to be used in a shooting scene, it was shot unexpectedly, reaching both the deceased and the director Joel Souza, who fortunately recovered days later.
Since then, the actor has stayed out of the public eye as the police investigation continues to decide if the tragedy was the result of some kind of negligence and if the safety regulations regarding the handling of weapons were respected.
The only statements he had made so far had been through Twitter and in a brief interaction with paparazzi who approached him in Vermont, where he had taken refuge with his family.
Both times he simply stated that he was devastated and that he was collaborating with the authorities.
Now his wife Hilaria Baldwin, who has six children with the actor ranging in age from eight years to ten months, turned to Instagram, to detail how ‘heartbreaking’ the whole ordeal has been for her, and especially her children, who are aware of what happened because she tried to explain it to them as best she could, always in terms they could understand.
“I had to have some conversations and explain recent events to my older children recently. You can imagine how heartbreaking it was “
“Sometimes I get paralyzed, knowing that I am the adult who should lead my family, but I am so at a loss as to which is the right direction. There is no manual that is provided to us ”, he continued expressing through stories.
This very Thursday, December 2, Alec Baldwin’s first interview since the death of his co-worker will be broadcast, in which he will talk in detail about what happened that fateful day.
In the teasers that have been presented thus far, the actor insists that he never pointed the gun and pulled the trigger; and adds that he was not even aware that there was live ammunition on the set.
“It just doesn’t seem real to me. Someone put a real bullet in a gun. A bullet that wasn’t even supposed to be on the property. I didn’t pull the trigger. I would never point a gun at anyone and pull the trigger, never “, are some of the phrases expressed by the actor in the preview.
The interview will air at 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT on ABC and will be available later on Hulu.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.