Alec Baldwin, the well-known actor and comedian, has recently been charged with involuntary manslaughter over the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his upcoming film, “Rust.” The incident occurred in October 2021 while Baldwin and the crew were preparing to film a scene in the church building of the Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
According to reports, Baldwin fired the shot that killed Hutchins while rehearsing a scene. The armorer on the set, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, had loaded the weapon. Both Baldwin and Reed will be facing charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with Hutchins’ death.
The news of Baldwin’s involvement in the tragic incident has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, with many expressing their condolences to Hutchins’ family and friends. Baldwin has yet to make a public statement regarding the charges, but his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, has issued a statement expressing her support for her husband.
Alec Baldwin and the death of Halyna Hutchins
According to multiple videos surfacing on the internet, upon being informed about the death of Halyna Hutchins by a local sheriff- Alec Baldwin was left traumatized. He urged on calling his wife after hearing the unfortunate news of Halyna not making it.
Halyna Hutchins’ husband Matt Hutchins on the other hand demands justice for his late wife. He previously filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the makers of Rust and Alec Baldwin.
In an interview, he specified that watching Alec’s interview describing the unfortunate death of Halyna Hutchins and not taking any responsibility for it, filled him with anger. He mentions Alec Baldwin shifting responsibilities on others while also quoting
“I just feel like, are we really supposed to feel bad about you Mr. Baldwin?”
Baldwin has had a long and successful career in the entertainment industry, known for his roles in movies such as “The Departed,” “The Cooler,” and “It’s Complicated.” He has also had a successful career as a comedian and has appeared in several comedy sketch shows and talk shows.
The incident on the set of “Rust” has also raised questions about safety protocols on movie sets. The industry has been under scrutiny in recent years for the lack of safety measures put in place to protect cast and crew members. It is yet to be seen how this incident will affect the future of movie production.
It is a very unfortunate incident, and our thoughts are with Hutchins’ family and friends during this difficult time. We will update you with further developments regarding Alec Baldwin news and the Alec Baldwin interview.