SAG-AFTRA under fire for defending Alec Baldwin in Rust shooting case

The lawyer to the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins blasted the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists actors’ union for defending Alec Baldwin despite his involvement in the on-set Rust shooting.

Baldwin was indicted earlier this month on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. In response, the actors’ union disagreed with the grand jury, claiming it made an “incorrect assessment of the actual duties of an actor on set.”

“An actor’s job is not to be a firearms or weapons expert,” its statement read. “Firearms are provided for use on set under the guidance of multiple expert professionals directly responsible for the safe and accurate operation of that firearm.” The statement did not name Baldwin.

Hutchins family lawyer Gloria Allred disagreed, telling the Hollywood Reporter that the jury
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