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February 24, 2014

Embattled actor also rips Rachel Maddow and Harvey Levin and laments being thought of as a homophobe

Alec Baldwin has penned a blistering magazine piece in which he says goodbye to public life asd laments being thought of as homophobic following a run-in with a photographer last November.

Despite the incident being captured by a TMZ camera, Baldwin denies calling the photographer a 'cocksucking fag.'

In a New York Magazine piece scheduled to be published Monday and posted early online by Gawker, Baldwin tries to explain himself - exhaustively.

February 24, 2014

Embattled actor also rips Rachel Maddow and Harvey Levin and laments being thought of as a homophobe

Alec Baldwin has penned a blistering magazine piece in which he says goodbye to public life asd laments being thought of as homophobic following a run-in with a photographer last November.

Despite the incident being captured by a TMZ camera, Baldwin denies calling the photographer a 'cocksucking fag.'

In a New York Magazine piece scheduled to be published Monday and posted early online by Gawker, Baldwin tries to explain himself - exhaustively.

December 11, 2013

Other LGBT nominations include Michael Douglas and Matt Damon for Behind the Candelabra

Jared Leto continues to establish himself as the front-runner for an Oscar with a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Dallas Buyers Club.

Leto's nod in the supporting actor category is for his performance as a trans female dying of AIDS who teams up with an infected straight man (Matthew McConaughey) to sell alternative treatments to fellow sufferers.

Leto has already racked up several major critics awards in recent weeks.

November 27, 2013

Still insists that ‘faggot is not the word that came out of my mouth. That I know'

Alec Baldwin is spreading the blame around for the demise of his MSNBC talk show including on 'the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy.'

Earlier today (26 November), Baldwin and MSNBC said in a joint statement that they had mutually agreed to stop making Up Late With Alec Baldwin. The show was already struggling in the ratings before Baldwin was caught by TMZ cameras calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag.'

Baldwin continues to deny he used the word 'fag' and claims he did not know 'cocksucker' was an anti-gay slur.

November 27, 2013

Still insists that ‘faggot is not the word that came out of my mouth. That I know'

Alec Baldwin is spreading the blame around for the demise of his MSNBC talk show including on 'the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy.'

Earlier today (26 November), Baldwin and MSNBC said in a joint statement that they had mutually agreed to stop making Up Late With Alec Baldwin. The show was already struggling in the ratings before Baldwin was caught by TMZ cameras calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag.'

Baldwin continues to deny he used the word 'fag' and claims he did not know 'cocksucker' was an anti-gay slur.

November 26, 2013

Weekly talk show had only aired twice before it was yanked

Alec Baldwin is out of a job.

The low-rated Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been canceled in the aftermath of an incident in which an angry Baldwin was caught on video calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag' because he got too close to his wife and baby.

'We are jointly confirming that Up Late will not continue on MSNBC,” Baldwin and the network said in a statement.

MSNBC added: 'This is a mutual parting and we wish Alec all the best.'

The weekly talk show that had aired just twice and initially was yanked from the air for two weeks.

November 26, 2013

Weekly talk show had only aired twice before it was yanked

Alec Baldwin is out of a job.

The low-rated Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been canceled in the aftermath of an incident in which an angry Baldwin was caught on video calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag' because he got too close to his wife and baby.

'We are jointly confirming that Up Late will not continue on MSNBC,” Baldwin and the network said in a statement.

MSNBC added: 'This is a mutual parting and we wish Alec all the best.'

The weekly talk show that had aired just twice and initially was yanked from the air for two weeks.

November 22, 2013

Modern Family star says incident has 'brought to attention that that's not to be said'

While Anderson Cooper and others have taken Alec Baldwin to task for calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag' last week, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is trying to be diplomatic.

November 22, 2013

Modern Family star says incident has 'brought to attention that that's not to be said'

While Anderson Cooper and others have taken Alec Baldwin to task for calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag' last week, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is trying to be diplomatic.

November 21, 2013

30 Rock star has apologized for ‘offensive and unacceptable’ behavior but says he wasn’t aware his slurs were homophobic

Alec Baldwin has done it again – caught on camera in a cussing tirade hurling anti-gay epithets at the vulture paparazzi on his heels.

This time Baldwin’s accused of spewing out the phrase, ‘cocksucking fag’.

Baldwin doesn’t deny using the word ‘cocksucking’. Some argue his admission is merely because he can’t lie his way out. But Baldwin claims that’s not the case because he simply had no clue the word was a homophobic slur.

And he tweets: ‘I apologize and will retire it from my vocabulary … you learn something new every day.’

November 21, 2013

30 Rock star has continued his campaign to apologize for what he refers to as 'offensive and unacceptable' behavior

Alec Baldwin has come up with a unique way of stopping the backlash over his alleged use of a gay slur, by ‘coming out’ himself.

The 30 Rock star jokingly professed his love for a member of his entourage in front of a large crowd.

‘I want you to be my lover, Matt,’ Baldwin said, according to USA Today. ‘I love you, Matt. I love you in that way.’

He was making an appearance at a major technology conference in San Francisco, where he later admitted he would never love a man in a sexual way.

November 21, 2013

30 Rock star has continued his campaign to apologize for what he refers to as 'offensive and unacceptable' behavior

Alec Baldwin has come up with a unique way of stopping the backlash over his alleged use of a gay slur, by ‘coming out’ himself.

The 30 Rock star jokingly professed his love for a member of his entourage in front of a large crowd.

‘I want you to be my lover, Matt,’ Baldwin said, according to USA Today. ‘I love you, Matt. I love you in that way.’

He was making an appearance at a major technology conference in San Francisco, where he later admitted he would never love a man in a sexual way.

November 19, 2013

If he 'had yelled the N word ... or yelled an anti-Jewish slur against that photographer, it would be over'

After using an anti-gay slur publicly for the second time this year, Alec Baldwin had his MSNBC show pulled from the air for two weeks.

Anderson Cooper, CNN's openly gay anchor, thinks he is getting off easy.

Baldwin called a photographer who got too close to his wife and child a 'cocksucking fag' last week in an incident caught by TMZ cameras.

'If Alec Baldwin had yelled the N word to that photographer or yelled an anti-Jewish slur against that photographer, it would be over,' Cooper said Monday (18 November) on his CNN show.

November 16, 2013

Alec Baldwin defends himself, his MSNBC show, and takes a shot at media culture

Actor Alec Baldwin insists he did not call a photographer a 'faggot' this past week.

In a Huffington Post editorial posted today (16 November), the star of 30 Rock doesn't know what he said, but is certain no anti-gay slur was uttered.

'...I never used the word faggot in the tape recording being offered as evidence against me,' Baldwin maintains.

November 16, 2013

Alec Baldwin defends himself, his MSNBC show, and takes a shot at media culture

Actor Alec Baldwin insists he did not call a photographer a 'faggot' this past week.

In a Huffington Post editorial posted today (16 November), the star of 30 Rock doesn't know what he said, but is certain no anti-gay slur was uttered.

'...I never used the word faggot in the tape recording being offered as evidence against me,' Baldwin maintains.

November 16, 2013

Actor issues formal apology calling his behavior 'offensive and unacceptable'

Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been yanked from the MSNBC schedule for the next two weeks after the host was captured hurling anti-gay slurs at a photographer.

Baldwin called the photographer he felt had gotten too close to his wife and child a 'cocksucking fag' in New York City on Thursday. The incident was caught on camera by TMZ.

November 16, 2013

Actor issues formal apology calling his behavior 'offensive and unacceptable'

Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been yanked from the MSNBC schedule for the next two weeks after the host was captured hurling anti-gay slurs at a photographer.

Baldwin called the photographer he felt had gotten too close to his wife and child a 'cocksucking fag' in New York City on Thursday. The incident was caught on camera by TMZ.

November 15, 2013

 Says 'there was probably a good reason behind why' Baldwin called photographer a 'cocksucking fag'

Alec Baldwin wants the world to know that he's no homophobe even if he called a photographer a 'cocksucking fag' this week.

To prove it, the former 30 Rock star brought out his gay hairdresser to vouch for him in front of a group of reporters this morning in New York City.

'Am I a homophobe?' Baldwin asked the man, who was not identified.

'Yes, bigtime,' the hairdresser jokingly replied.

November 15, 2013

Says Baldwin can't say he supports LGBTI equality 'while degrading gay people'

GLAAD is calling Alec Baldwin out on his 'pattern' of anti-gay slurs.

'Mr. Baldwin can’t lend his support for equality on paper, while degrading gay people in practice,' GLAAD spokesman Rich Ferraro said in a statement Thursday (14 November), hours after the actor could be seen and heard on video calling a photographer a 'cocksucking fag.'

November 14, 2013

Actor and talk show host has long history of trouble with paparazzi

Former 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin hurled an anti-gay slur at a photographer this morning in New York City.

TMZ.com has released video of the MSNBC talk show host angrily taking off after the photographer who he called a 'cocksucking fag.'

The photographer was taking photos of Baldwin, his wife and child inside a car outside their Manhattan apartment. The actor felt he had gotten too close to them.

November 14, 2013

Actor and talk show host has long history of trouble with paparazzi

Former 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin hurled an anti-gay slur at a photographer this morning in New York City.

TMZ.com has released video of the MSNBC talk show host angrily taking off after the photographer who he called a 'cocksucking fag.'

The photographer was taking photos of Baldwin, his wife and child inside a car outside their Manhattan apartment. The actor felt he had gotten too close to them.

September 23, 2013

In speech, calls boyfriend his 'favorite person on the planet'

Jim Parsons, the openly gay star of the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory, won his third Emmy Award on Sunday (22 September) evening.

Among those he beat out were Alec Baldwin who had been favored to win for the final season of the NBC comedy 30 Rock.

'I want you to know I’m very aware about how exceedingly fortunate I am … to be able to do this role and this show,' Parsons said in his speech. '(And) to be here and to be a part of such a phenomenal group of people and for seemingly happenstance reasons to be up here right now.'

August 21, 2013

GLAAD report shows six major movie studios all but ignoring LGBT characters

Javier Bardem's bad guy bisexual in Skyfall and Alec Baldwin and gay club owner in Rock of Ages were two of a dwindling number of LGBT characters in movies released by Hollywood studios last year.

A report released by GLAAD today showed that out of the 101 releases from the major studios in 2012, only 14 of them contained characters identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual.

Not a single one of the releases contained a transgender character, according to GLAAD's first annual Studio Responsibility Index.

July 24, 2013

Spat between 30-Rock-star and gay news anchor continues with Baldwin saying Cooper is trying to 'reinforce his credibility in the gay community'

30-Rock-star Alec Baldwin lashed out at gay news anchor Anderson Cooper in an unrestrained radio rant.

Baldwin said on the Howard Stern radio show yesterday:

'Anderson Cooper has a job to do. And that job is to try to reinforce his credibility in the gay community after the fact that you couldn't get him out of the closet for 10 years with a canister of tear gas. Now he's the sheriff. Now he's running around writing everybody a ticket!'