In light of the FBI’s finding that Alec Baldwin must have fired a prop gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the Rust set in October 2021, Alec Baldwin has opened up about how he is handling the situation.
In response to a positive Instagram post from his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, the 64-year-old 30 Rock actor claimed that he “never realized how an event such as this could unfold this way.”
On the Rust set, a prop gun held by Baldwin accidentally discharged on October 21, 2021, killing Halyna Hutchins and injuring Joel Souza, the director. Baldwin has maintained time and time again that he did not fire the phony gun.
The pistol that Baldwin was holding during the practice, according to a recent FBI investigation, appeared to be in good operating order and would not have fired unless the trigger was pressed.
“I never understood how anything like this could develop in this manner. On that set, everyone is aware of what took place. Everyone,” Baldwin said on Sunday, August 21 on Instagram.
“However, the portrayal in the press has, for the most part, obviated all of that.”
“Although there are only two genuine victims in this instance, I find it impossible to put up with so many people insisting that I woke up that day and disregarded every safety precaution I had mastered over the course of 40 years,” he continued. The question of where any live ammunition originated has remained unsolved during this time. I struggle to think how life would be now without you.
Baldwin has insisted time and time again that he did not fire the shot that killed his colleague.
“The gun wasn’t fired. He said to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in December, “I didn’t fire the trigger. “I would never point a gun at someone and fire on them,” the speaker said.
Although gun experts have refuted this assertion, Baldwin has acknowledged that he “entertained” the notion that he was being set up.
With his wife Hilaria Baldwin, the father of seven is expecting their eighth child. Hilaria Baldwin recently posted an impassioned message of support, writing: “I am not going away. Take your time feeling depressed. I am present.
Baldwin’s attorney Luke Nikas claimed the FBI report was “being misunderstood” on August 16.
When the hammer was drawn back during testing, the gun only ever discharged once without the need to pull the trigger, and the gun cracked in two different locations. The gun was in such bad shape that the FBI was unable to fire it in any previous tests, even when pushing the trigger,” he claimed in a statement provided to Newsweek.
The medical examiner’s findings, which found that this was a tragic accident, is crucial, according to Nikas.
Detectives are reportedly awaiting and reviewing Baldwin’s phone records even though no criminal accusations have been brought against him.
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