The husband of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed when Alec Baldwin by chance fired a prop gun on set, informed The Post on Friday the actor was being “very supportive” within the wake of the tragic incident.
“I have spoken with Alec Baldwin and he’s been very supportive,” stated Hutchins’ husband, Matthew.
Matthew, who was married to Hutchins for 16 years, is in Santa Fe with their 9-year-old son, The Post has discovered.
Halyna Hutchins, 42, had been working because the director of images on Baldwin’s upcoming Western movie “Rust” when the tragic accident unfolded Thursday at Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe.
She was airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, the place she died from her accidents. The movie’s director, Joel Souza, 48, was injured and launched from a hospital.
Hutchins’ physique is with health workers at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine pending an post-mortem, a spokesperson informed The Post.
Her official reason behind loss of life gained’t be launched till the post-mortem is full, which usually takes at the very least six weeks, the spokesperson added.
“There are so many unanswered questions,” Hutchins’ mother-in-law, Teresa Hutchins, informed The Post.
“She was a very lovely young woman. And I knew when I first met her that she would wind up being my daughter-in-law.”
Hollywood gossip web site Showbiz 411 said that Baldwin began asking how he might have been given a “hot gun” — that means a firearm loaded with actual ammunition — instantly after the taking pictures occurred.
“In all my years, I’ve never been handed a hot gun,” the actor allegedly stored saying.
The witness stated Baldwin was in shock after the ordeal and he “had no idea how badly they were hurt or Halyna was dead.”
The movie set was despatched into lockdown and manufacturing was halted instantly after the unintended double taking pictures, which unfolded at about 2 p.m.
“Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged,” the sheriff’s office stated in an announcement.
No prices have been filed.