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Alec Baldwin says he “didn’t pull the trigger” on the Rust plateau


Alec baldwin shares her memories of the day Rust Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins died on the set of New Mexico.

The 30 Rock the actor sat down with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos to discuss the fatal crash in a new interview that aired on ABC on Thursday, December 2.

In a preview of their discussion, Baldwin is shown saying he “didn’t pull the trigger” on the gun accessory that killed Hutchins and injured the director. Joel Souza October 21. Baldwin said: “The trigger has not been pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger. “

The Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office wrote in a press release on the day of the incident that the two crew members “were shot when a gun was discharged by Alec Baldwin.”

According to Stephanopoulos, “it was not in the script that the trigger was pulled”.

“I would never point a gun at someone and pull the trigger, ever,” Baldwin said, adding that a bullet “wasn’t even supposed to be on the property” where they were shooting in New York. Mexico.

When Stephanopoulos asked how a “live bullet” was placed in the gun, Baldwin replied, “I have no idea” what happened.

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