Alec Baldwin faces backlash for insensitive ‘Rust’ social media submit

A submit by Alec Baldwin asserting the conclusion of filming on Rust has been criticised as “tone-deaf”. In October 2021, Baldwin fired a reside spherical from a Colt .45-caliber pistol whereas filming, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin and the film’s armourer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter, earlier than the fees have been downgraded final month. Manufacturing just lately resumed and has now wrapped. Baldwin posted a photograph of himself with actor Patrick Scott McDermott, which was met with heavy criticism. Final month, he known as for a lawsuit filed by Hutchins’ household to be dismissed. Baldwin additionally filed a lawsuit for negligence and indemnification in opposition to members of the Rust crew, who’ve beforehand denied duty for the capturing.

Alec Baldwin on the set of ‘Rust’. Credit score: Alamy Inventory Picture.