What a total s*it this man is. What did he think would happen when he killed someone on the set OF THE FILM HE WAS PRODUCING?

He reportedly made these statements while speaking at a film festival in Boulder, Colorado. From People:

Alec Baldwin says he believes some individuals filing lawsuits over the Rust shooting are motivated by finances.

Multiple outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter and CNN, report that Baldwin — who accidentally misfired a prop gun on the set of the Western film Rust last October, resulting in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins — cited “deep-pocket litigants” on Saturday while speaking at the Boulder International Film Festival in Colorado.

Yes. This is how the American legal system works. Duh:

And it sounds like he’s trying to claim that he wasn’t negligent. Okay. Go with that, genius. From the Daily Mail:

“What you have is a certain group of litigants on whatever side, who their attitude is, well, the people who likely seem negligent have enough money. And the people who have money are not negligent, but we’re not gonna let that stop us from doing what we need to do in terms of litigation.”

He was the actor that fired the shot. It’s his movie. He’s the producer. He’s the one who benefits from it financially. Why wouldn’t he be the target of all the lawsuits?

He’s also claiming that the death rate in Hollywood is lower than other industries, which actually makes his carlessness on the set that much worse:

Earlier, the husband of Halyna Hutchins slammed Baldwin for talking about her death so publicly.

“I was just so angry to see [Baldwin] talk about her death so publicly, in such a detailed way and then to not accept any responsibility after having just described killing her”:

And we don’t say this often, but, go get him, Piers:


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