March 4, 2024



Alec Baldwin sued for defamation by family of fallen U.S. Marine after allegedly calling them “insurrectionists”


Alec Baldwin is being sued by the family of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan, who allege Baldwin defamed them on Instagram after he donated money to them

The widow and two sisters of Marine Lance Corporal Rylee J. McCollum — who was killed in 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan — filed the suit alleging Baldwin posted claims he knew were false about them being “insurrectionists,” the lawsuit reads.

Baldwin allegedly made these posts after sending McCollum’s sister, Cheyenne, a $5,000 check — a donation to help her brother’s widow, Jiennah. The family was raising money for Jiennah, who gave birth to her child in September, after her husband died, according to The Associated Press.

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