The spouse of actor Alec Baldwin posted a prolonged video clip on Instagram more than the weekend following statements that she was faking her Spanish accent went viral on Twitter.
“I’ve noticed chatter on the web questioning my identification and culture,” she wrote together with the online video. “This is anything I get quite severely,and for people who are asking — I’ll reiterate my tale, as I’ve done a lot of instances in advance of. I was born in Boston and grew up paying time with my spouse and children concerning Massachusetts and Spain. My moms and dads and sibling are living in Spain and I chose to dwell right here, in the United states. We rejoice both equally cultures in our household — Alec and I are increasing our children bilingual, just as I was raised. This is pretty crucial to me. I fully grasp that my story is a tiny diverse, but it is mine, and I’m incredibly proud of it.”
In a podcast job interview from April, Baldwin states she did not shift to the United States till she was 19 when she attended New York University.
Several people today declaring to have gone to higher faculty with the previous dancer in Boston, took to social media to dispute her former account.
“I went to higher faculty with her,” wrote one particular man or woman. “She was perfectly awesome and really serious about ballroom dancing. Her identify was in fact Hillary Hayward-Thomas and she did not have her latest accent.”
Her partner took to his own Instagram to defend his wife indicating, that the claims have been “ridiculous and to “consider the source.”
CNN has achieved out to reps for the pair for remark.