He doesn’t seem calm about everything.
“She was my friend.”
“There are incidental accidents on film sets from time to time, but nothing like this,” Baldwin, who looked forlorn and at times sounded hoarse, told a reporter from BackGrid as he stood on the side of the road in Vermont, with traffic whizzing by behind him. “This is a one in a trillion episode, a one in a trillion event.”
The comments were Baldwin’s first in public since Hutchins was killed during the production of “Rust” in Sante Fe, New Mexico, last week. Director Joel Souza was wounded during the shooting, in which Baldwin accidentally discharged a gun he was reportedly told was “safe.”
Baldwin, in dark pants and a dark jacket over a gray flannel shirt, spoke on what appeared to be a rural road with his wife, Hilaria, at his side filming the interaction on her cellphone.