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Debra Messing Defends Alec Baldwin After Tragic Accident on Set of 'Rust'

Debra Messing Defends Alec Baldwin After Tragic Accident on Set of 'Rust'

Debra Messing is defending her friend Alec Baldwin after the tragic accident that occurred on the set of his upcoming western movie Rust.

Alec discharged a prop gun that accidentally killed the film’s cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and seriously injured director Joel Souza.

Conservative media personality Benny Johnson tweeted about the story and made the claim that a criminal investigation is underway. Authorities have stated that no charged are being filed.

“BREAKING: Alec Baldwin kills person with gun, criminal investigation underway,” Benny tweeted. He added, “This is the accurate headline fyi.”

Debra responded to the tweet to defend Alec.

Click inside to find out what she said…

“It is absolutely NOT. A prop gun was handed to him . He used it in the scene. Then- a catastrophic event happened where Halnya Hutchins lost her life and Joel Souza was injured. I am praying for all of their families,” Debra tweeted.

Debra and Alec have worked together many times throughout the years during his frequent guest appearances on Will & Grace.

Read what the producers of Rust have said about the future of the movie.

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