Following the incident on October 22, when actor Alec Baldwin accidentally killed the cinematographer and injured the film’s director Rust During one of the days of the filming, a multitude of personalities have publicly spoken about it. Some have done it to warn about the security conditions of Hollywood productions and others to show their support for the victims or for the actor himself, who claimed to have “the bull’s heart.”
Hailey Baldwin, niece of the famous actor and current partner of Justin Bieber, recalled in her networks the family of Halyna Hutchins, describing the tragedy as “truly unimaginable and devastating.” Santiago Segura, for his part, recalled that Baldwin, with whom he has maintained a friendly relationship since they shared the filming of Torrente 5, has claimed to be shocked and has defined his colleague as “empathetic, sensitive and a good person.”
But there are also those who have not shown any regret for the incident, on the contrary. Donald Trump Jr., son of former US President Donald Trump, has put t-shirts and sweatshirts for sale on his website with the slogan ‘Guns don’t kill people. Alec Baldwin kills people. ‘ A decision with which Trump Jr. takes advantage of the difficult moment the actor is going through to put his finger on the wound.
Trump Jr.’s provocative initiative does not respond only to Baldwin’s acknowledged sympathy for progressive ideas, including his opinion in favor of greater control of firearms in the country. The actor has also played Trump himself, for years, in the show’s satirical gags Saturday Night Live, one of the spaces with the most audience in the US.
T-shirts and sweatshirts are for sale on the Donald Trump Jr. website, a space full of merchandising trumpista that, according to assures, serves to finance “the fight against the censorship”.
Trump Jr. has also published a message on his Instagram account in which he assures that Baldwin is the first to make fun of others when the one in that situation is his adversary, so he encouraged all his followers to support his initiative. mocking the actor’s misfortune.