alec baldwin is being dragged into court docket by the household of a marine killed in afghanistan…they declare the actor falsely accused one among them of being a jan 6 rioter and angered his followers with them.
Alec is being sued by relations of the late Marine Rylee McCollum, who was one among 13 US service members killed in final August’s bombing outdoors Kabul airport throughout the troop pullout from Afghanistan.
In accordance with the lawsuit, obtained by Olasmediatv.com, McCollum’s household claims Alec discovered in regards to the Marine’s loss of life and despatched his widow $5,000 by way of the Marine’s sister… however they are saying the lovable gesture turned a nightmare for the household.
Within the paperwork, the McCollum household claims that Alec ranted on social media… commenting on a photograph the Marine’s sister posted of her on the Washington Monument on January 6, earlier than the Capitol riot.
In accordance with the lawsuit, Alec commented… “Are you a similar girl I despatched the $ to in your sister’s husband who died throughout the departure from Afghanistan?”
The household claims that Alec then started exchanging direct messages with the Marine’s sister, accusing her of being a “January 6 troublemaker” and telling her to “take cost.”
Within the paperwork, the household says Alec even posted a photograph of the Marine’s sister on his Instagram, prompting a lot of his 2.4 million followers to threaten and harass the McCollum household on-line.
The Marine’s sister claims she did not take part within the Capitol riots, provides she did not even go to the Capitol… and says she’s already been interviewed by the FBI and cleared of any wrongdoing.
In accordance with the lawsuit, the household claims that Alec’s habits on social media was negligent and reckless and that he ought to have identified that making accusations in opposition to him in entrance of his followers would trigger hurt to the household.
The Marine’s sisters and widow are suing Baldwin for defamation, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional misery and extra… searching for greater than $25 million in damages.
We contacted Alec’s camp…thus far, no response.