Alec Baldwin has taken to social media to thank his pals, household and colleagues for his or her help following the deadly taking pictures on the set of Rust. It marks one of many first public statements from him since his sit-down interview with ABC News earlier this month to debate the tragedy.
In the video posted to Instagram on Thursday, Baldwin stated he was “home with my family” for the vacations, including that “all I care about is my wife and kids, and just moving forward with my life — trying to get through a tough time, a really tough time.”
Baldwin was holding the vintage revolver that discharged a dwell spherical on the Santa Fe set of the indie Western in October, putting and killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. Several investigations are underway, together with one by the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Department.
As a part of the probe, investigators final week requested a search warrant for Baldwin’s cellular phone “to search for any evidence relating to the death investigation of Halyna Hutchins,” stated Sheriff’s Office Det. Alexandria Hancock. Baldwin’s legal professionals have stated he’s cooperating with the investigation.
He advised ABC News in December 2 interview that he believed it was “highly unlikely” he can be criminally charged for the taking pictures. Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has stated she has not dominated out felony costs.
In the self-shot video posted Thursday. Baldwin he feels “awkward” going by all of it, and addressed the tragedy straight.
“I’m looking forward to some aspects of this being behind me,” he stated, talking from outdoors close to sundown. “Of course for everyone that’s involved in this it’s never going to be behind us because somebody died so tragically. I never lose sight about that — not a day goes by I don’t think about that.”