Alec Baldwin Shares ‘Rust’ Crew Member’s Post Calling On Set Safety Concerns “Bullsh*t”

Alec Baldwin is talking out towards allegations surrounding security issues on the Rust set previous to cinematographer Halyna Hutchins‘ dying final month. On Tuesday, the actor took to Instagram to share a number of screenshots of costume designer Terese Magpale Davis prolonged assertion defending the western movie’s producers.

“I labored on this film. The story being spun of us being overworked and surrounded by unsafe, chaotic situations is bullshit,” Davis wrote, including that there have been agency security protocols in place. “The day Halyna died we had come off a 12 hour turnaround after an 11 hour shoot day. We had (together with digicam) gotten off by 6:30 pm. We had simply had a 56 hour weekend proper earlier than that. Nobody was too drained to do their jobs.”

Throughout an on-set rehearsal in New Mexico final month, Baldwin pulled the set off on a prop gun that unexpectedly fired a live round, killing Hutchins and injuring director Joel Souza. Earlier that day, a half-dozen digicam crew members walked off set to protest working situations.

Davis mentioned the producers utilized “each day time sheets” and had “a number of security conferences,” generally a number of occasions per day. She went on to criticize crew members who staged the walkout, calling them “not heroes,” however “jerks.”

The designer additionally defended assistant director David Halls, who by accident handed Baldwin a loaded weapon and instructed him it was secure to make use of moments earlier than the accidents, in response to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court. Deadline not too long ago reported that Halls was beforehand fired from the movie Freedom’s Path after a gun by accident went off on set.

“Our AD by no means appeared flippant about security,” Davis insisted. “He could have in different reveals, however he wasn’t like that on ours.”

She concluded that the dialog surrounding the Rust tragedy is about “gun security,” not working situations. “That is about gun security. One thing we may all stand to study a little bit extra about in order that we all know if we’re seeing one thing a bit off,” Davis wrote. “I do know that’s not as a lot enjoyable as vilifying producers. Private accountability is the very last thing anybody needs to give attention to in a tragedy.” | Alec Baldwin Shares ‘Rust’ Crew Member’s Put up Calling On Set Security Issues “Bullsh*t”


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