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Jessica Alba & Gabrielle Union Open Up About 'Heartbreaking' 'L.A.'s Finest' On-Set Accident

Jessica Alba & Gabrielle Union Open Up About 'Heartbreaking' 'L.A.'s Finest' On-Set Accident

Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba are speaking out about the “devastating” accident that occurred on the set of their series L.A.’s Finest.

The 46-year-old Breaking In actress and the 38-year-old Fantastic Four star looked stunning on day two of the 2019 Monte Carlo TV Festival on Friday (June 15) in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

They were joined by Station 19‘s Jaina Lee Ortiz; New Amsterdam‘s Freema Agyeman and Ryan Eggold; 9-1-1‘s Oliver Stark; FBI‘s Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto, Ebonee Noel, and Zeeko Zaki; The Expanse‘s Shohreh Aghdashloo, Steven Strait, and Cas Anvar; The Night Manager‘s Tom Hollander; and Unforgettable‘s Poppy Montgomery.

Gabrielle and Jessica changed into brighter looks for the TV Series Party held afterward.

Also in attendance at the party were Magnum P.I.‘s Stephen Hill, Jay Hernandez, and Perdita Weeks; The 100‘s Richard Harmon; FBI‘s Dick Wolf; The Real Housewives of Beverly HillsDenise Richards; The Good Doctor‘s Nicholas Gonzalez (with his wife Kelsey Crane) and Christina Chang; Instinct‘s Alan Cumming; American GodsRicky Whittle; Will & Grace‘s Eric McCormack; Hawaii Five‑0‘s Ian Anthony Dale; and Frankie Drake MysteriesLauren Lee Smith.

In February, L.A.’s Finest executive producer/co-showrunner Brandon Sonnier‘s leg was amputated below the knee after an accident involving a stunt car hit a shipping container.

Click inside to hear what Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union had to say about the incident…

Gabrielle shared (via Variety), “I don’t know if there is a word that’s big enough to describe how the whole production felt, how everyone associated with the show felt, I don’t know if saying it was ‘heartbreaking’ or ‘devastating’ is enough.”

“I think Brandon led us,” Gabrielle continued. “He was back coaching on the sidelines of his kids’ games within a week and a half. We were still like… and he was like ‘It’s my new normal; get on board, guys.’”

Jessica added, “A fully hands-on father for… yes, he is so resilient and inspiring. But when you go through something that is like that you see the type of family and community that you surround yourself with, and he and all of us really came together as a family in a way that you just never even realize until something like that happens.”

READ MORE: Jessica Alba & Gabrielle Union’s ‘L.A’s Finest’ Gets Season 2 Renewal!

FYI: Gabrielle is wearing Hermes at the photo call. She is wearing a Miu Miu dress and shoes and carrying a L’Afshar clutch at the party. Jessica is wearing Christian Dior at the photo call. Her coral dress is from Silvia Tcherassi. Jaina is wearing Hearts on Fire jewelry at the photo call.

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