ALEC BALDWIN KILLS ONE, INJURES ANOTHER IN ON-SET PROP GUN MISFIRE
Officials say Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun that killed 42-year-old director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, and wounded 48-year-old director Joel Souza. The incident happened in New Mexico on the set of the independent film, “Rust.”
According to the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office, Halyna was transported by helicopter to University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where she died. Meanwhile Joel was taken by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, where he’s being treated for his injuries,
So far, no charges have been filed, but detectives are interviewing witnesses, and say the incident is an “open and active” investigation. Neither Hutchins, nor Baldwin's reps haven commented. Baldwin was photographed looking distraught.
DAVE CHAPELLE IS WILLING TO HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH NETFLIX EMPLOYEES
Dave Chapelle's rep says Dave is willing to have a conversation with people at Netflix who are upset about the trans comments he made during his latest comedy special. But he also claims no one has reached out to him.
However . . . the organizer of Wednesday's company walkout, Ashlee Marie Preston, says she DID approach him about meeting up, and he, quote, "Chose not to show up."
There's word that Netflix is considering putting a content warning in front of the special, but there's no word what it'll say.
Protesters would like it to say that the special includes, quote, "transphobic language, misogyny, homophobia, and hate speech."