Hollywood supports Alec Baldwin in the wake of the Rust shooting criminal charges

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‘There’s nothing we can do to get his mother back’: Alec Baldwin on Rust filming

While Alec Baldwin faces charges of involuntary manslaughter following the 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on Rust set, SAG-AFTRA and fellow actor Mickey Rourke have defended him.

The actor is one of three cast and crew members charged over the accidental shooting, New Mexico prosecutors announced Thursday.

The First Deputy Director RustDavid Halls, has agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.

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Meanwhile, the film’s gunsmith, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Despite the recent developments, production continued as usual Rust remains, said a person with knowledge of the project The New York Times.

Baldwin will still star in the film, and Joel Souza, who was injured in the shooting, will return as director.

Thursday’s decision comes more than 15 months after the fatal shooting in October 2021, when a gun in Baldwin’s hand was fired on set. A single bullet struck Souza in the shoulder before fatally striking Hutchins in the chest.

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Baldwin has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, claiming he was told the gun was “cold”.

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Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 10:00 PM

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How many children does Boudewijn have?

Baldwin has a total of eight children. He shares his eldest daughter Ireland, 27, with his first wife, actor Kim Basinger, whom he divorced in 2002 after nine years of marriage.

The 64-year-old actor and his wife Hilaria, 39, aged 10, share seven children: Carmen, nine, Rafael, seven, Leonardo, six, Romeo, four, Eduardo, two, Lucia, two, and Ilaria, three months.

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin and their six children

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Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 9:00 PM

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Alec Baldwin has been spotted for the first time since he was charged

On Friday morning (Jan. 20), Baldwin was seen in public for the first time since it was announced Thursday that he would face charges of involuntary manslaughter in late January.

The actor was shown hiding his face behind the post as he entered a building in midtown Manhattan, in photos taken by Daily mail.

After he made a quick escape, his wife Hilaria addressed reporters outside their apartment building. She was pictured wearing a green sweatshirt emblazoned with the word “empathy” across the front.

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Hilaria tells reporters to ‘go home’ and ‘leave my family alone’

Speaking to a swarm of reporters who followed her Friday morning (Jan. 20), Hilaria asked that they “on a human level” leave her “family alone.”

She reminded them that she and Baldwin have seven children and told reporters their presence was “not good.”

“Please, leave my family alone and let all this happen,” Hilaria said.

Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 7:30 PM

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How much time will Baldwin serve?

Although involuntary manslaughter is punished less severely than other forms of manslaughter, it is still a serious crime.

So, with Baldwin facing two counts of involuntary manslaughter, how much time will he serve in prison?

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The actor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of ‘Rust’

Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 7:00 PM

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SAG-AFTRA condemns Baldwin’s allegations in a blistering statement

The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, the union representing Baldwin and a majority of other entertainers, has spoken out in defense of the actor, who is charged with involuntary manslaughter.

In a statement issued Thursday (Jan. 19), SAG-AFTRA called the deadly 2021 shooting an avoidable “tragedy”. However, they argued “it is not a dereliction of duty or a criminal act by a performer”.

They labeled the accuser’s “claim” as “wrong and uninformed” and wrote that it is not “an actor’s job” to be a “firearms or weapons expert”.

Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 6:30 PM

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Hilaria Baldwin wears “empathy” shirt after Baldwin is sued

The day after New Mexico prosecutors announced the involuntary manslaughter charges facing Baldwin, his wife Hilaria, 39, was seen exiting their Manhattan apartment building, holding two cups of coffee.

On Friday (Jan. 20), Hilaria, the mother of Baldwin’s seven children, was photographed wearing a green shirt with the word “empathy” on the front, in new photos taken by Daily mail.

Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 6:00 PM

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Plans to continue rust production remain in place

Before it was announced that Alec Baldwin would be charged with involuntary manslaughter, the actor had confirmed that he and the crew had plans to continue filming the western movie.

But even during Thursday’s decision by Mary Carmack-Altwies, New Mexico’s first judicial district attorney, plans to continue production remain, a person with knowledge of the project said. The New York Times.

Although this time safety supervisors and union crew members would join the project, while any use of working weapons or forms of live ammunition, including blanks, will be barred.

Baldwin will still star in the film, and Joel Souza, who was injured in the shooting, will return as director.

Inga ParkelJanuary 20, 2023 5:20 PM

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Halyna Hutchins’ husband says the charges are “consolation to the family.”

In a statement following the release of the charges, Matt Hutchins said: “We support the charges, will cooperate fully with this prosecution, and fervently hope that the justice system works to protect the public and hold those who violate the law accountable.”

Jacob StollworthyJanuary 20, 2023 3:00 PM

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Former prosecutors and lawyers respond to “bold” and “aggressive” allegations

UKTN‘s Graeme Massie spoke to former prosecutors and attorneys about their views on the charges against Alec Baldwin.

Jacob StollworthyJanuary 20, 2023 2:30 PM

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