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Amid the frequent controversy surrounding actor Alec Baldwin, the star’s oldest child has faced public scrutiny herself. Ireland Baldwin is the daughter of Baldwin and his ex-wife, Kim Basinger. She’s been in the spotlight her whole life — often in uncomfortable and unkind ways. However, she’s opened up about the unwavering support she has received from her mom.
Ireland Baldwin has gotten honest about the pain of being in the spotlight
Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger met in 1990, married three years later, and welcomed daughter Ireland in 1995. The couple remained married for a little under a decade before splitting in 2002. At the time, the custody battle over Ireland became quite public and ugly. A lengthy and expensive court battle ended with joint custody, but Baldwin claimed Basinger made moves to block his access to their daughter.