Alec Baldwin 'Suffering Tremendously' Following 'Rust' Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' Death

The 'Boss Baby' star's daughter Ireland Baldwin shares insight into how the actor is doing after he accidentally shot and killed the cinematographer on the set of 'Rust' back in October 2021.

AceShowbiz - Alec Baldwin is "suffering tremendously" in the wake of Halyna Hutchins' death.

The 64-year-old actor was handling a gun on the set of his movie "Rust" last October when it went off and fatally shot the cinematographer, and his daughter Ireland Baldwin - who he had with ex-wife Kim Basinger - "can't imagine" how distressing the situation has been for her dad.

Appearing on "Red Table Talk" with her mother, Ireland said, "It's so heartbreaking."

"My dad is suffering tremendously and I love him and I can't imagine what he feels like and what's running through his head but the entire situation is just so devastating."

The tragedy played a part in the manifestation of Ireland's own anxiety but it also made the 26-year-old model "more defensive" of her famous father.

She added, "I was more angry, like at people's responses … I was in full defense mode,"

Although Ireland never used to be able to talk about her own issues with the former "30 Rock" star - who has six younger children with pregnant wife Hilaria - but she thinks he's "gotten way better" after being "forced" to deal with his own anxiety.

She said, "He deals with anxiety greatly, but he's someone who grew up in a family that would suppress that as well, or tell him he's weak for feeling that way."

"There's things I would go to my father for, but if I ever even tried to have this conversation in any way with him, I don't think he would be able to really absorb any of it."

"He can't really sympathise as much with it, but it's not his fault, and he's gotten way better. I mean I think he really suppressed his anxiety like up until pretty recently. He's really been dealing with things that kind of have been thrown at him. He's been forced to finally deal with these things."

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