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

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

希拉里亚·鲍德温 and her husband, 亚历克·鲍德温, 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, “您必须佩服希拉里亚·鲍德温(Hilaria Baldwin)对她长达十年的苦恼的承诺,在此她冒充了西班牙人。” 的 鸣叫 此后已被删除.

Hilaria Baldwin has claimed she was born in Mallorca, 西班牙, and raised in Boston. 她解释了 播客 在四月份 2020, “我搬到这里了 [到美国] 当我是 19 从…去纽约大学我的家人住在西班牙, 他们住在马略卡岛。” 具有五个口音的双语母亲也很明显 波动的 over the years when she had made appearances on TV.

与此同时, 她的 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.


一个人 说过, “I went to HS with Hillary Hayward Thomas in Boston and she had no accent.

希拉里亚·鲍德温 解决批评 在线观看视频. “有关我的出生地的一些问题, I’m born in Boston … I spent some of my childhood in Boston, 我在西班牙的一些童年, 我的家庭, 我的兄弟, 我的父母, 我的侄子, 现在每个人都在西班牙那边, 我在这,” 她解释.

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

Hilaria Baldwin revealed she was born in Boston, not Spain. (盖蒂图片社)

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

As for her accent, 她说, “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, 我的父母, call me Hilaria.

她继续, “最终, 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, 希拉里亚, after trolls slammed her for cultural appropriation.

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

Hilaria Baldwin reasoned, “是, 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,” 她总结.

A rep for Hilaria Baldwin didn’t immediately return Fox News’ 征求意见.


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

Just a lot of s–Ť,” the 62-year-old “30 岩” 星 在Instagram上说. “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. 所以, that’s not lost on me that I’m guilty of that as well.

Her stepdaughter, 爱尔兰鲍德温, 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,” 爱尔兰鲍德温 说过.


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.