Quantcast

WATCH: Alec Baldwin Back to His Hostile, Volatile Self

'While he was addressing the press, Hilaria appeared to want to say something to Alec, prompting an annoyed Alec to tell her, "Excuse me"...'

Actor Alec Baldwin emerged from his hiatus after the shooting death of director Halyna Hutchins on the set of Baldwin’s film Rust appearing defensive, bitter and hostile as he avoided talking with reporters about how he accidentally shot the director.

Baldwin began by asking reporters what they wanted to know, and subsequently responded to a question about the shooting by claiming that he’s been ordered by the sheriff’s department in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to not discuss the shooting.

“I’m not allowed to make any comments because it’s on ongoing investigation,” said Baldwin at the outset and who then went on to make comments defending himself.

Baldwin fled New Mexico for Manchester, Vermont, with his family where he had been incommunicado until now.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

“The actor addressed a swarm of [paparazzi] Saturday who were hounding him in Manchester, VT, where he and his family have been laying low since the fatal incident,” said the celebrity gossip site TMZ which distributed Baldwin’s comments via video.

“She was my friend,” a defensive Baldwin said of Hutchins according to the NPR. Hutchins was killed when Baldwin fired a gun on the set that he said he thought had no bullets in it.

“We were a very, very well-oiled crew shooting a film together and then this horrible event happened,” Baldwin continued, apparently advancing the claim he has no liability in the accident.

“Baldwin called the shooting incident a ‘one-in-a-trillion event’ and said he had met with Hutchins’ husband,” said NPR.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Baldwin also appeared annoyed with his wife, Hilaria, who at one point stood in front of Baldwin in an apparent attempt to get him to stop talking about the incident.

“While he was addressing the press, Hilaria appeared to want to say something to Alec, prompting an annoyed Alec to tell her, ‘Excuse me,’” said News18.com.

The set of Rust has been the scene of two additional accidental discharges of weapons previous to the fatal accident that killed Hutchins, reported Fox News.

“Alec Baldwin’s stunt double reportedly accidentally fired a blank round after being told the gun was ‘cold,’ a term used to denote that there is no projectile in the weapon. Another incident reportedly involved a young woman from the props department shooting herself in the foot,” reported Fox News.

Baldwin, in addition to running as male lead, also is a producer on the film according to the site Deadline.

Copyright 2022. No part of this site may be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner without the permission of the copyright owner. To inquire about licensing content, use the contact form at https://headlineusa.com/advertising.
- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

Jan. 6 Inquisition Requests Interview with Ivanka Trump

(Headline USA) The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol protests is asking Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, to voluntarily cooperate with...

California Bill Would Create Safe Consumption Sites for Drug Use

(Madison Hirneisen, The Center Square) To confront an increase in opioid-related overdose deaths in California, one state legislator is working to advance a bill...

NANNY STATE: USC Frat Parties Must Now Have Security Guard Present

(Headline USA) Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are...

US Drops Case Against MIT Professor Accused of Ties to China

(Headline USA) The Justice Department dropped its case Thursday against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor accused of concealing ties to the Chinese government,...

Judges Didn’t Consider ‘Wisdom’ of Deporting Novak Djokovic

(Headline USA) Three Australian Federal Court judges on Thursday revealed their reasons for backing a government order to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic, explaining...

Biden’s Big Lie about Midterm’s Validity Undergoes Frantic Spin Operation

(Jacob Bruns, Headline USA) White House press secretary Jen Psaki worked her wiles once more, this time covering for President Joe Biden's most recent gaffe...

WATCH: Los Angeles School Appears to Rope Off Unvaxxed Students from Classmates

(Jacob Bruns, Headline USA) School officials in Los Angeles allegedly roped off group of unvaxxed students from their classmates, giving a twisted, Orwellian overtone...

NBC’s Resident Biden Shill Thinks Train-Wreck Press Conference Went Swimmingly

NBC News correspondent Yamiche Alcindor took to Twitter to praise President Biden for his performance in a press conference Wednesday that NBC itself described...

N. Korea May Resume Nuclear, ICBM Tests Suspended During Trump Détente

(Headline USA) Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will consider restarting “all temporally-suspended activities” it had...
- Advertisement -