Discuss a royal household.
Alec Baldwin — who has seven youngsters with spouse Hilaria — poked enjoyable at his household’s dimension on Tuesday evening when he emceed the 2022 Ripple of Hope Awards, simply over two months after the most recent addition to his ever-growing brood.
Throughout a charity pledge drive on the occasion honoring Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, a supply informed us, “Alec Baldwin jumped in to assist with the public sale.”
The supply stated that Baldwin “received folks to donate $200,000 in 90 seconds” proper off the bat, with one present of $100,000 after which two at $50,000.
However when, “Hilaria Baldwin gave $10,000… Alec stated, ‘We had been going to present $50,000, however we’ve seven kids.”
One other donor than supplied to match any donations as much as $250,000 on the occasion, we hear.
One other supply stated, “Through the public sale portion [of the gala], Keegan-Michael Key stood behind Gayle [King] and jokingly pressured her to donate cash. She ended up giving $10,000.”
King and Key had been among the many VIPs and stars within the crowd together with Don Lemmon, Catherine Keener, Alfre Woodard, Gayle King, Henry Schleiff, Libbie Mugrabi, Ricard Type and Karen Duffy, we hear. Baldwin, 64, additionally joked from the stage, “The gummies are serving to my eyesight… and now I see [CNN anchor] Don Lemmon hiding over there.”
The Ripple of Hope gala in NYC was hosted by Robert F. Kennedy’s daughter, Kerry Kennedy, and the “30 Rock” star additionally gently razzed the Kennedy household, by saying, “If solely 10% of Kerry’s household exhibits up, that’s nonetheless 500 folks and a full room!”
The occasion’s program listed over 75 Kennedys in attendance, we counted, together with matriarch Ethel Kennedy and former Massachusetts pol Joe Kennedy III.
A society supply stated that Harry and Meghan helped drive the evening’s donations.
“The Duke and Duchess are cash magnets!” stated the insider. One other supply stated that later within the evening, “When Harry and Meghan took the stage there was overwhelming applause. They’d loads of assist within the room. “
Harry even revealed to the group that it was a “date night” for him and Markle. The evening honored Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Invoice Russell, Michael Polsky, Brian Moynihan and Frank Baker.
Hilaria, 38, and Alec have been steadily expanding their family since their June 2012 wedding — with youngsters Carmen, 9, Rafael, 7, Leonardo, 6, Romeo, 4, Eduard, 2, Lucia, 1, and latest addition, Ilaria He’s additionally the daddy of daughter Eire, 27, along with his ex-wife, Kim Basinger.
The couple additionally just lately hilariously gave up on getting an orderly family photo with their seven kids whereas celebrating Thanksgiving.
Alec additionally emceed the identical occasion final yr, weeks after the tragedy on the set of his ill-fated movie, “Rust.” Hilaria stated in a brand new interview with “Extra” of the incident wherein cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when a prop gun: “We’re not OK. We will’t be OK. Nobody’s OK… it was and is a tragedy that no person may ever have imagined.”