Alec Baldwin says in Instagram video he is complying with cell phone search warrant

“This is a process,” the actor said, adding that part of the process involves investigators from another state having to go through the state in which he lives to request his phone number.

“They have to specify what exactly they want. They can’t just check their phone and take, you know, your photos or your love letters to your wife or whatever,” Baldwin said in a video recorded in the driver’s seat. . of a parked car.

“But of course, we are going 1000% to comply with all that. We are perfectly fine with that,” said the actor.

He went on to add that he is “working, insisting, demanding” the truth about what happened.

Hutchins was shot and killed Oct. 21 during a rehearsal for a scene at a church in Bonanza Creek Ranch. Director Joel Souza was also injured in the shooting.

Baldwin told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in December that the scene would show Baldwin cocking the gun and he and Hutchins were going over how she wanted to position her hand before the gun went off.

“I’m holding the gun where she told me to hold it, which ended up pointing just below her armpit, was what they told me,” Baldwin said at the time, adding, “I would never point a gun at anyone and then squeeze the trigger “.

A search warrant was issued for Baldwin’s cell phone last month, according to court documents from Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Officials are seeking to obtain messages, call logs, digital photos and videos, as well as any private messages sent on social media platforms in connection with the production of “Rust,” according to the order. It also seeks to get deleted videos, photos and messages on the phone that have to do with the movie.

In another video posted to his Instagram earlier this month, Baldwin expressed his gratitude for the support he received since the shooting incident, saying that “it has been, without a doubt, the worst situation I have ever been involved in.”

“I am very hopeful that the people in charge of investigating all of this will get to the truth as soon as possible,” he said in that clip. “Nobody wants the truth more than me.”

Baldwin’s civil attorney, Aaron Dyer, said last month that Baldwin was cooperating with authorities and they were confident that the evidence will show that the actor was not responsible for what happened.

Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the gunsmith on set, told authorities that she loaded the gun with fake cartridges. The mannequin box may have had some “shaky” rounds, he said.
Two team members told CNN that Gutierrez Reed mishandled guns in a previous film project.


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