The 63-year-old actor, who is accused of shooting the fatal shot that killed the cameraman Halyna Hutchins in October, speaking to ABC News. George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday (November 30) in his first interview after the incident.
In the interview, when asked by Stephanopoulos about Clooney’s comments, Baldwin said they were “misplaced” and unhelpful.
“Well, there are a lot of people who feel the need to contribute some comment to the situation, which really doesn’t help the situation at all,” he said.
“If your protocol is that you’re checking guns all the time, good for you. Good for you,” he added.
“My protocol is to trust the person with the job. And it has worked so far.”
During the interview, Baldwin also refused to pull the trigger.
The shooting is currently under investigation, with a new search warrant Hints on how to shoot real bullets could have ended up on set.
Clooney was available last month strongly criticized the manufacturers of Rust after the incident.
In an interview on WTF with Marc Maron, he lay on them.
“Why for me, this low-budget movie, with producers who haven’t produced anything, wouldn’t hire a tailor, someone with experience,” he said, calling the situation “crazy.” and “angry”.
Clooney also vowed to test the guns he was assigned to him at all times.
“I look at it, I open it, I give it to the person I point it to, we give it to the crew, each give you back the armor when you’re done, and you’ll do it. Again. Everyone does it,” said the actor.
Clooney also deals with the case when the assistant manager of Rust referred to as a “cold gun” on set signifies that the gun is safe to use.
“I’ve never heard of the term ‘cold gun’, they’re just talking about stuff I’ve never heard of. Really angry. ”
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/alec-baldwin-george-clooney-rust-shooting-b1969034.html Alec Baldwin says George Clooney’s criticism of Rust’s shooting ‘didn’t really help’