Alec Baldwin defends wife Hilaria’s heritage after cultural appropriation accusations

Alec Baldwin defends wife Hilaria's heritage after cultural appropriation accusations

Hilaria Baldwin and her husband, 알렉 볼드윈, defended her identity on social media after it was revealed she was born in Boston, Mass., not Spain, as she had previously claimed.

The 36-year-old yoga/wellness expert reacted to a tweet over the weekend, which said, “You have to admire Hilaria Baldwin’s commitment to her decade long grift where she impersonates a Spanish person.” 그만큼 트위터 has since been deleted.

Hilaria Baldwin has claimed she was born in Mallorca, Spain, and raised in Boston. She explained on a 팟 캐스트 4 월 2020, “I moved here [to America] when I was 19 to go to NYU from… my family lives in Spain, they live in Mallorca.The bilingual mother of five’s accent has also noticeably fluctuated over the years when she had made appearances on TV.

그 동안에, her CAA speaker page, Wikipedia and IMDB page all list her birth country as Spain. But Twitter users soon pointed out that her real name is Hillary Hayword-Thomas and she grew up in America.


One person 말했다, “I went to HS with Hillary Hayward Thomas in Boston and she had no accent.

Hilaria Baldwin addressed the criticism online in a video. “There have been some questions about where I’m born, I’m born in Boston … I spent some of my childhood in Boston, some of my childhood in Spain, my family, my brother, my parents, my nephew, everybody is over there in Spain now, I’m here,” 그녀는 설명했다.

Hilaria Baldwin revealed she was born in Boston, not Spain.

Hilaria Baldwin revealed she was born in Boston, not Spain. (게티 이미지)

Her parents left America in 2011 and currently live in Mallorca.

As for her accent, 그녀가 말했다, “I am that person, if I’ve been speaking a lot of Spanish, I tend to mix them or if I’m speaking a lot of English I mix that, it’s one of those things I’ve always been a bit insecure about.

But she clarified, her accent isnot something I’m playing at… I want that to be very, very clear.


As for her name change, she reasoned, “When I was growing up, in this country I would use the name Hillary, and in Spain, I would use Hilaria and my family, my parents, call me Hilaria.

그녀는 계속했다, “궁극적으로, this boils down to this idea where this is a country of a lot of different cultures and I think that we can be different parts of ourselves with different peopleI am somebody who I feel really lucky that I grew up with two cultures, I grew up speaking two languages.

Alec Baldwin defended his wife, 힐라리 아, after trolls slammed her for cultural appropriation.

Alec Baldwin defended his wife, 힐라리 아, after trolls slammed her for cultural appropriation. (Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Hilaria Baldwin reasoned, “예, I am a White girl, my family is White … Europe has a lot of White people in them. Ethnically I am a mix of many, many things.

I’m getting attacked for being who I am…people wanting to label me Spanish or America, can’t it be both? It’s frustrating that is my story,” 그녀는 결론을 내렸다.

A rep for Hilaria Baldwin didn’t immediately return Fox News’ 의견 요청.


Alec Baldwin also stood up for his wife online after she was accused of cultural appropriation.

Just a lot of st,” the 62-year-old “30 Rock” 별 said on Instagram. “You have to kind of hack your way through the debris of Twitter. Twitter is just a vast orchard of crap. And I have certainly slung some crap in that orchard myself every now and then with things I’ve said. 그래서, that’s not lost on me that I’m guilty of that as well.

Her stepdaughter, Ireland Baldwin, also defended her and slammed her detractors assad and pathetic.

She’s a caring person who has always respected my relationship with my dad and I have a great relationship with her. … Hilaria is a wonderful mother who takes great care of her kids and she takes great care of my dad and that’s really all that matters to me,” Ireland Baldwin 말했다.

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I’m sorry that people are giving you such a hard time during a time that is already so fking difficult for everyone in this world coping with the realities of Covid and being without family over the holidays and even losing family during the holidays due to this madness… I know who you are and I know what you are not and I’m lucky to know you for who you truly are,” the 25-year-old added.

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