This Thursday, December 2, ABC will broadcast an exclusive interview with actor Alec Baldwin, the first he has offered after the accident on the Rust film set that ended with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
Although the interpreter had delivered some statements in conversations with different journalists, in none of them had he delved into what happened that fateful October 21.
As a way to promote the interview, the outlet gave a preview of what can be seen tonight. Through a short video posted on Twitter, Baldwin is seen visibly upset referring to the accidental death of his partner.
Asked by @GStephanopoulos how a real bullet got on the & quot; Rust & quot; 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. “
& mdash; ABC News (@ABC) December 1, 2021
Perhaps the most striking thing about the advance is that the actor assures that he did not pull the trigger of the weapon that ended up killing Hutchins.
“The trigger was not pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger. I would never point a gun at anyone and pull the trigger. Never ”, said the actor during the conversation with journalist George Stephanopoulos.
When Baldwin was asked how a real bullet got onto the film set, he replied, “I have no idea.”
“Someone put a real bullet in a gun. A bullet that was not even supposed to be on the premises ”.
For his part, Stephanopoulos called the dialogue with Baldwin “raw” and “intense” and explained that the actor looked devastated, but very sincere and communicative.
“I have done thousands of interviews in the last 20 years on ABC. This was the most intense I have ever experienced ”, stated the communicator.