Brandon Lee’s fiancée speaks out after death of Halyna Hutchins on Rust set

Brandon Lee was killed in similar circumstances.

10/26/2021 1:00:00 PM

‘My heart aches again now for Halyna Hutchins’ husband and son, and for all those left in the wake of this avoidable tragedy.

Brandon Lee was killed in similar circumstances.

Lee, who was the son of Bruce Lee,had also been in killed in a similar incident in 1993 at the age of 28, after he was shot on set of The Crow after the prop gun was loaded with improperly made dummy rounds.At the time of his death, Lee was engaged to Hutton, with the pair planning to marry a week after filming wrapped on The Crow.

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Following the tragedy on the set of Rust, Hutton took to Instagram to share a photo of her with her back to the camera as Lee embraced her and took the photograph of them in the mirror, adding: ‘There’s no such thing as a prop gun.’A prop gun isany firearm that is used as a prop on film and TV sets and more, and while some are non-functioning items that look just like the real thing, some productions use real guns in order to maintain a look of authenticity.

Halyna Hutchins was killed when a prop gun Alec Baldwin had been handed discharged (Picture: Rex/Shutterstock)Prop guns can be loaded with ‘blanks’, which are firearm cartridges that generate a flash and explosive sound like any normal gunshot, with the gun recoiling, but without shooting a bullet. headtopics.com

Hutton added toPeople:‘Twenty eight years ago, I was shattered by the shock and grief of losing the love of my life, Brandon Lee, so senselessly.‘My heart aches again now for Halyna Hutchins’ husband and son, and for all those left in the wake of this avoidable tragedy.

Alec Baldwin was distraught after the tragic incident on the set of Rust (Picture: AP)‘I urge those in positions to make change to consider alternatives to real guns on sets.’Prop guns still have the potential to cause injury or death despite not being loaded with ‘live’ rounds, as improperly loaded blanks or any debris in the chamber can cause serious harm.

With the extensive use of CG effects in film and television, it has been questioned why productions still use blanks on set to this day. Read more: Metro »

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Alec Baldwin set shooting: Court documents reveal moments of Halyna Hutchins' deathAlec Baldwin had been careful with weapons on the set of the film Rust before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer with a gun he had been told was safe to use, court documents reveal. Only takes a second to check the chamber you trust no one when they pass you a weapon is the army way He must have been set up by someone with...evil intent? Or grievance? I guess the questions that need to be asked are why Dave Halls gave him a loaded gun? Where did it come from? Yes maybe Alec should have checked but in a filming industry i’m guessing it is the responsibility of several people including those in charge of props.

Alec Baldwin 'cancelling other projects' after Halyna Hutchins' deathBaldwin, 63, is looking to 'take some time to himself and re-center himself' days after accidentally shooting and killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in a movie set, a source claims. Making it all about him again. Disgisting. Pariscummings If he had NRA certified training then they would most likely still be alive today. 'Inconsolable' ? really? sure! he looks Inconsolable

Alec Baldwin 'cancelling other projects' after Halyna Hutchins' deathBaldwin, 63, is looking to 'take some time to himself and re-center himself' days after accidentally shooting and killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in a movie set, a source claims. Leave them alone. So staged Jail him

Production on Rust ‘halted amid investigation’ after Halyna Hutchins shootingThe production team sent the crew an email on Sunday night, explaining that production will be paused during the police inquiry.

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Watch: Vigil held in memory of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins killed on 'Rust' film setA vigil was held in the US state of New Mexico for cinematographer Halyna Hutchins who was killed when actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that he had been told was safe.Around 200 film crew workers gathered for the vigil as the sunset last night.When Baldwin pulled the trigger on Thursday, he unwittingly killed Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her while they were filming a Western called Rust.It comes as new details emerge alleging the prop gun had misfired on set prior to Ms Hutchins death.Sign up to our newsletter here. I’ve been sending blessings of love, light and nurturing to each and every person affected. I pray for peace and brother/sisterhood now and always.Thank you for allowing me into your space, my lovelies.Jenn Well with CGI a puff of smoke/spray of water could come from the barrel CO2 only a burst of AIR