Alec Baldwin speaks out about Halyna Hutchins and guns on sets

In a video published on TMZ’s site Saturday, Baldwin and his partner Hilaria Baldwin appeared on cam from “Manchester, VT, where he and his family have been laying low since the fatal incident.”

“I’m not allowed to make any comments because it’s an ongoing investigation,” Baldwin informed those collected. “I’ve been ordered by the Sheriff’s Department in Santa Fe. I can’t answer any questions about the investigation. I can’t.”

Hutchins passed away after Baldwin released a prop weapon on the set of his movie. She was 42.

The motion picture’s director, Joel Souza, 48, was injured in the shoulder.

“She was my friend,” Baldwin informed the paparazzi about Hutchins. “The day I arrived in Santa Fe to start shooting I took her to dinner with Joel the director.”

Baldwin’s partner tried to disrupt him and he stated, “excuse me” to wave her off as he stated, “We were a very very … well-oiled crew shooting a film together and then this horrible event happened.”

Authorities are examining the shooting.

On Wednesday, Constable Adan Mendoza stated at a joint press conference in between the Santa Fe County Constable’s Workplace and district lawyer’s workplace that Baldwin fired a “suspected live round.”

“The facts are clear: a weapon was handed to Mr. Baldwin,” Mendoza stated. “The weapon is functional and fired a live round, killing Ms. Hutchins and injuring Mr. Souza.”

Baldwin restated in the more the four-minute-long video published Saturday that he has actually been informed several times that he is not enabled to discuss the continuous examination.

He welcomed other concerns, and Baldwin’s partner got disturbed when among those asking might not keep in mind Hutchins name.

“Her name is Halyna,” Hilaria stated. “If you’re spending this much time waiting for us you should know her name.”

Baldwin stated he satisfied with Hutchins spouse and her young child after the event, however stated he “wouldn’t know how to categorize” how the conference went.

“The guy is overwhelmed with grief,” Baldwin stated. “There are incidental accidents on film sets from time to time, but nothing like this. This is a one in a trillion episode.”

The star, who is likewise producing “Rust,” stated he remains in “constant contact” with Hutchins’ spouse and child who are “in shock.”

“We are eagerly awaiting the Sheriff’s Department telling us what their investigation has yielded,” Baldwin stated.

He stated he could not address whether he would ever work on another movie set that included guns like those utilized on the set of “Rust.”

“I do know that an ongoing effort to limit the use of firearms on film sets is something I’m extremely interested in,” Baldwin stated. “But remember, something that I think is important and that is how many bullets have been fired in films and TV shows in the last 75 years? This is America. How many bullets have gone off, nearly all of them without incident.”

When it comes to something failing and in the wake of “this horrible catastrophic thing some new measures have to take place,” he stated, consisting of the possibility of utilizing rubber weapons or plastic weapons.

“That’s not for me to decide,” Baldwin mentioned. “It’s urgent that you understand I’m not an expert in this field so whatever other people decide is the best way to go in terms of protecting people’s safety on film sets I’m all in favor of and I will cooperate with that in any way that I can.”

The Baldwins, who have 6 kids together, decreased to state why they were remaining in Vermont and asked to no longer be followed as they stated their kids remained in the automobile weeping since they were being pursued.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.