Hilaria Baldwin speaks out after the news broke Alec Baldwin will be charged with two counts of manslaughter in the death of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
“It’s been an emotional time for my family and I want to let you know how grateful I am for your support, kindness and reason,” the 39-year-old said on Sunday’s episode of Her. January 29. “Witches Anonymous” podcast. “Quite honestly, without it, we’d fall apart. So thank you so much for being our rock right now because I don’t feel so strong.
Hilaria continued the episode by speaking with Dr. Hilary Goldsher on “parenting in difficult times” and finding a balance between self-care and nurturing children.
“Children are sponges and some conversations are not always age appropriate; we can’t deny that they don’t feel the energy and pick up on certain things in the family,” the fitness enthusiast said, adding that she wants “everything to be sunshine and rainbows all the time. time” for her little ones but also hope ” to teach them to be resilient.
The Massachusetts native reminded her listeners that it’s important to see “the humanity in others” and to “understand that they too can go through something” by “being kind, patient and friends with as many people as possible. “
Hilaria and the 30 Rock alum – who married in June 2012 – shares daughters Carmen, 9, and Lucia, 22 months, and sons Rafael, 7, Leonardo, 6, Romeo, 4, and Eduardo, 2. Alec is also the father of a daughter Ireland Baldwin27 years old, with his ex-wife Kim Basinger.
Hutchins was killed by a prop gun on the set of Rust in October 2021. The director of the film, Joel Souza, was also injured. In addition to Alec, the film’s gunsmith who handled the weapons on set, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, will face two counts of manslaughter. First Assistant Director, David Roomsagreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.
“After a thorough review of the evidence and the laws of the State of New Mexico, I have determined that there is sufficient evidence to bring criminal charges against Alec Baldwin and other members of the Rust the camera crew”, New Mexico’s first judicial district attorney Carmack-Altwies said in a statement. “Under my watch, no one is above the law, and everyone deserves justice.”
Alec has already spoken about the tragic incident. A day after Hutchins died, the Emmy winner broke his silence via Twitter.
“There are no words to express my shock and sadness at the tragic accident that claimed the life of Halyna Hutchins, a deeply admired wife, mother and colleague. I am cooperating fully with the police investigation to explain how this tragedy happened and I am in contact with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son and all who knew and loved Halyna,” he wrote at the time.
Hutchins – from Ukraine – shared son Andros, 10, with her husband Matt Hutchins. In February 2022, attorneys filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Matt and Andros. An undisclosed settlement was reached in October.
“We have reached a settlement, subject to court approval, for our wrongful death case against the producers of Rust, including Alec Baldwin and Rust Movie Productions, LLC. As part of this settlement, our case will be dismissed,” Matt said in a statement at the time, adding that he had “no interest in engaging in recriminations or assigning blame (to producers or to Mr. Baldwin)”.
Alec maintains that he did not fire the prop gun that killed Hutchins.
“The trigger was not pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger,” he said in a December 2021 interview with ABC News. “I would never point a gun at someone and pull the trigger. Never. I have no idea [how a bullet got in there]. Someone put a live bullet in a gun. A ball that wasn’t even supposed to be on the property.
Gutierrez-Reed, for her part, said she had “no idea” how live ammunition entered the weapon.
“Safety is Hannah’s number one priority on set,” the gunsmith’s attorneys, Jason Bowles and Robert Gorencesaid in a statement to We Weekly in October 2021. “Ultimately, this set would never have been compromised if live ammunition hadn’t been introduced. Hannah has no idea where live ammunition comes from. Hannah and the prop master took gun control and she never saw anyone firing live ammunition with those guns and she wouldn’t allow it either. ‘between them either missing or shot by crew members. Hannah, to date, has never had an accidental discharge.
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