Krystal and Saagar give an update on the Alec Baldwin shooting story and whether the actor could face charges after live ammo was recovered from the crime scene
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It sounds like to me multiple people will be charged for negligence/manslaughter
A lot of hollywood apologists are going to be doing back flips to cover for this.
Don't know why the millionaire alec baldwin could have spent time and money doing gun safety training
He should be charged. IDC what "safety" rules they have in Hollywood, this was a real gun with real ammo. Alec negligently discharged the firearm & killed a woman. If he had of followed even a single rule of firearms safety, this would have been 100% avoided.
sounds like pretty much everybody on set share as least some of the blame.
His life is ruined lol
Sorry to nitpick, but it's not "Director of Cinematography." It's either "Director of Photography" or DP or "Cinematographer."
Some might say that 'Shit Happens', but according to Alec Baldwin, his shit doesn't stink.
Still don't know why they're using real guns as prop guns in the era of CGI with all the editing tools they have.
you know the only difference between a live round and a dummy round? Gun powder. If Baldwin checked the gun he would see a bullet with lead and it would look like a live round. It was not on Baldwin. It was on anyone who kept live rounds on set.
Makes no sense why he would face charges. It is the responsibility of the person who checks the gun prop.
Sounds like you need to lay off the wine krystal, you’re slurring your words.
krystal ball is like the human version of salt and vinegar chips served with anchovies, or sauerkraut. And speaking of actors she looks exactly like Jason Bateman.
It would be a form of manslaughter for the average person on the street so it should be manslaughter for the elite rich and famous
Maybe you should not do a report if you don't know any of the facts. There were literally four people responsible for checking the gun before it should have been handled the way it was. Alec Baldwin was the last in the line I'm people who should have checked the gun for live ammo. The first one was the armorer Hannah Gutierrez. She failed. The next was the guy who handed it to Alec Baldwin rather than give it to the key grip, he failed. He declared it a cold weapon. Which means no live rounds. The person who ended up dying should have had the opportunity to examine the weapon before it was pointed in her Direction because the shot required begun to be pointed at the camera. And finally Alec Baldwin should have looked at it. Protocol was not followed. Yes Saagar we know just by looking at you that you're not a gun guy. You're clearly a soyboy beta male. But maybe you should do at least a little bit of research or have some research staff do a basic Google search on a topic before you just start offering your opinion instead of fact.
Isn't cgi good enough to digitally create the scene? Why even use a real gun?
As I understand it, some types of revolvers don't need manual cocking. You just pull the trigger and the gun cocks itself and fires the round. Also, it is not strange that the actor had not doubted that the gun he was handed to fire for effect contained anything but blank rounds.
Proper firearm safety requires that every firearm must be assumed to be loaded and handled as such. It is surprising to me that people who are anti-gun fanatics would not take a few moments to prove the firearm safe before pointing it anywhere. It might be wise to begin requiring a firearm safety course for any actor and crew members who will use firearms on-set.
Millions of dollars are invested in these movies, but you hire someone that is very inexperienced in a field that needs high levels of experience??
Effin wrong – IT DOES NOT MEAN, " SOMEONE PUT A LIVE ROUND IN THERE, CLOSED THE GUN AND GAVE IT TO MR. BALDWIN." Wrong and WTF is wrong with you for saying that? What – Baldwin is hated enough by the public at large that you feel safe with not stating facts?
A single action revolver does not need to be cocked. Isn't it the stunt coordinators responsibility to keep it all straight? The actors have another job, right?
Was he setup? Dig deep troopers.
Alec paid to kill for more blow money.
If you're asking why they have live rounds it's very obviously for maintaining a level of fidelity and realism in filming. You don't need to fire a blank a if you're aiming down a range trying to capture footage of live rounds being expended.
Still at the end of the day Baldwin as the operator of the weapon shouldve been required to do basic safety and function checks to ascertain the state of the weapon and if he didn't know how to do them then he's in no position to be handling such a weapon
Alec Baldwin is RICH he will probably walk away from this with maybe probation, or community service.
You don't cock revolvers, only semi automatic
They should only have NRA certified armores
They need NRA certified armorer
Not all revolvers require you to cock the hammer back. Revolvers come in one of two ways. A single stage and a double stage revolver. One needs the operator to manually pull the hammer into the firing position, the other has the hammer linked to the trigger, so pulling the trigger and pulling the hammer back are all done in a single action.
Now I don't know what type of revolver was used here, but your explanation leaves a lot to be desired on the factual legitimacy front when it comes to talking about guns. I'd be happy to help with any research you guys need, as I'm a gun enthusiast who mainly focuses on WW2/ alternative firing method guns. Revolvers are among my favorite type, so this may have just stuck out as poor wording. 2:20
I'm so astounded that this happened, because I used to tell something similar as a scary story while camping. Fuck me.