Alec Baldwin's co-star Jensen Ackles pays touching tribute to Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin's Rust co-star Jensen Ackles pays touching tribute to Halyna Hutchins.

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10/25/2021 3:01:00 AM

Alec Baldwin 's Rust co-star Jensen Ackles pays touching tribute to Halyna Hutchins.

Jensen Ackles has paid tribute to cinematographer Halyna Hutchins who was shot dead by Alec Baldwin on set of Western film Rust and has said he has donated to the scholarship fund set up in her name

Now, Jensen, 43, has posted a lengthy tribute to Instagram and told his 8.8 million followers that the incident was "a tragedy of epic proportions"."This has been a tragedy of epic proportions that we are all still processing."She laughed and said thank you and gave me a hug. I’ll forever be thankful we had that moment. She had a spunk and passion that infected the entire crew from the top down. She was an inspiration."

Halyna died as she was on her way to hospital via helicopter, while director Joel Souza has since been discharged.He added: "I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family.

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Experts predict the legal fallout from the Alec Baldwin prop gun shootingLegal experts weigh in on whether crew and producers of 'Rust' could face civil or criminal liability in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. You are indeed a great woman to be called, I assure you that I will bring friends to come and invest with you because of your excellent work you did for me. I will keep sharing the good news about you Evelynclark777 It is very unlikely that any of the people who worked on the movie had any idea of what was going on. This is a case of the mass hysteria from the public and a lot of the accusations are not true. horrible

Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting, affidavit says Alec Baldwin didn't know the prop gun he fired was loaded with live ammunition, and neither did the assistant director who handed it to him, before the fatal shooting of a cinematographer, affidavit says. That makes 2 counts of negligence. We’ll OF COURSE he didn’t know, WHY would any gun be loaded with live ammunition on a freaking movie set?!? Protocol should be that it’s checked for bullets at every touch point

Alec Baldwin facing backlash for 2017 tweet questioning 'how it must feel to wrongfully kill someone' Alec Baldwin is facing criticism for a 2017 tweet he posted in which he questions “how it must feel to wrongfully kill someone.” On Thursday, the actor fired a prop gun on the 'Rust' movie set that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Utopians unleashed. NEVER do ANYTHING they say is wrong. The mob will attack like piranhas. What comes around, goes around

Assistant Director on 'Rust' Who Gave Alec Baldwin Gun Had Safety Issues, Prior Crew ClaimsThe assistant director on the set of 'Rust' who told Alec Baldwin the prop gun he was about to fire was safe has allowed an unsafe working environment on previous productions. Of course not! Illuminati ordered the hit . 👇🖕👁 Alec Baldwin has safety issues.

Lethal prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin had misfired beforeThe prop gun used in the fatal shooting of the cinematographer of the movie Alec Baldwin was producing had misfired before on the set, sources familiar with the situation told NBC News Friday.

Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting, affidavit saysThe assistant director yelled 'cold gun' before the shooting that killed Halyna Hutchins, 42, and wounded director Joel Souza on the set, a search warrant document says. nice cover for his negligence We're they part of the movie scene! They weren't actors were they? Don't understand why they were shot Whoever checked the gun before it was used made a Terrible Mistake.

Jensen Ackles has paid an emotional tribute to Halyna Hutchins after the cinematographer's shock death on Thursday. The 42-year-old was accidentally shot dead by actor Alec Baldwin on set of Western film Rust in New Mexico after a prop gun is said to have had live rounds included. The incident also left the film's director with injuries to his shoulder. Now, Jensen, 43, has posted a lengthy tribute to Instagram and told his 8.8 million followers that the incident was "a tragedy of epic proportions". Speaking for the first time since the shocking incident, Jensen described Halyna as "an inspiration". Alongside several images of Halyna, Jensen wrote: "I’m not even sure where to start. "This has been a tragedy of epic proportions that we are all still processing. "Earlier last week I felt compelled to tell Halyna just how awesome I thought she was. I told her how incredible I thought her camera shots were and just how exciting it was to watch her and her team work. Truly. "She laughed and said thank you and gave me a hug. I’ll forever be thankful we had that moment. She had a spunk and passion that infected the entire crew from the top down. She was an inspiration." He continued: "My heart and prayers go out to Halyna’s husband, son and the rest of her family. There just aren’t enough words to express what an immense loss this is. "She will be incredibly missed by all of us who knew and admired her." He also confirmed that alongside his wife Danneel, he had made a donation to the AFI scholarship fund in her name and also to the GoFundMe page set up in her honour. Halyna died as she was on her way to hospital via helicopter, while director Joel Souza has since been discharged. Police have confirmed that the investigation into the incident remains "open and active" and said that "no charges have been filed in regard to the incident" so far. Director and actor Alec, 63, broke his silence shortly after the incident, saying there were "no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident". He added: "I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. "My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna." Halyna was married and had a nine-year-old son called Andros. Her husband, Matthew, said in a statement: "Halyna inspired us all with her passion and vision, and her legacy is too meaningful to encapsulate in words. "Our loss is enormous, and we ask that the media please respect my family’s privacy as we process our grief. We thank everyone for sharing images and stories of her life." Do you have a story to sell? Get in touch with us at webcelebs@trinitymirror.com or call us direct 0207 29 33033. Read More Read More