Alec Baldwin broke down in tears and claimed he didn’t pull the trigger of the gun that killed Halyna Hutchins.
Hutchins was killed when a prop gun held by Baldwin on the set of the movie Rust was discharged.
Speaking to ABC, Baldwin claimed he never pulled the trigger of the gun.
Asked by @GStephanopoulos how a real bullet got on the "Rust" set, Alec Baldwin says: “I have no idea. Someone put a live bullet in a gun. A bullet that wasn’t even supposed to be on the property.”
— ABC News (@ABC) December 1, 2021
Baldwin was asked how the bullet even got in the gun. He replied:
“I have no idea. Someone put a live bullet in a gun. A bullet that wasn’t even supposed to be on the property.”
He also began crying when talking about Hutchins and how loved and admired she was.
“She was someone who was loved by everyone who worked with [her] and liked by everyone who worked with [her] and admired,”
“I mean, even now, I find it hard to believe. It just doesn’t seem real to me.”
The investigation into how this tragedy happened is ongoing.