Alec Baldwin Says MSNBC Show Might Not ‘Come Back At All'; Swears He Only Used One Gay Slur

Alec Baldwin Says MSNBC Show Might Not 'Come Back At All'; Swears He Only Used One Gay Slur

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The former “30 Rock” star and host of “Up Late” has been criticized for lashing out at a photographer (again) by calling him “a c-ck sucking f–got” — or “fathead,” according to Baldwin

Alec Baldwin has addressed two issues surrounding his most recent round of controversy involving his big mouth and the paparazzi: He “never used the word faggot” and his MSNBC show might not ever come back on the air, at all.

On Saturday, the morning after MSNBC decided to suspend “Up Late with Alec Baldwin,” the host wrote a blog for Huffington Post titled “Two Requests in Light of Recent Events.”

Also read: Alec Baldwin Denies Hurling Gay Slur at Paparazzo

“I want to address the decision by MSNBC to suspend my show. Whether the show comes back at all is at issue right now,” Baldwin wrote. “But if the show dies, its fate ends up being no different than the vast majority of start-up TV programming, and so be it.”

And despite video evidence posted on TMZ, as well as a scolding from GLAAD, Baldwin maintains he only dropped one homophobic slur, not two.

“I never used the word faggot in the tape recording being offered as evidence against me. What word is said right after the other choice word I use is unclear. But I can assure you, with complete confidence, that a direct homophobic slur (or indirect one for that matter) is not spoken,” Baldwin wrote.

Also read: Gay Activists Slam Alec Baldwin for Homophobic Remarks

Baldwin previously stated that his choice of words was “fathead,” but learned that “cock sucker” is also an offensive term to the LGBT community (who knew?).

“Rich Ferraro from @glaad informs me that c'sucker is an anti-gay epithet,” Baldwin tweeted on Thursday. “In which case I apologize and will retire it from my vocabulary.”

As for those two requests?

“Don't allow my problem to be MSNBC's problem. They are good people who work hard at a job, just like many of you. And two, please respect the privacy of my wife and family,” Baldwin wrote. “If you have an opinion of me, then express it. Think what you like. But I ask that my wife, who I care about more than words can say, and both my children, be left out of this.”

  • ohyehbelievit

    Can you imagine if a conservative pundit would've said anything of the sort? He would've been roasted and then deep fried and then eaten by the liberal media types.

  • woodymcbreairty

    Alec's MSNBC show sucks anyway. I have always been a big Alec fan but I seriously think he is losing his mind. I've laughed or brushed off his previous public displays of idiocy but this time we were close enough to see the eyes of a mad man out of control. I love Alec. But he needs not just counseling, he needs serious mental help and a very long rest. Seems to me his wife deliberately tries to set him off, which is very dangerous & immature thing to do. Alec himself doesn't seem to have the maturity & the controlled presence of mind to realize this is going to keep happening until there is a very serious incident that he regrets & he ends up in jail or worse. If Alec continues to make such a public fool of himself, he could loose all credibility period, his whole career, not just his pitifully & embarrassingly boring show. Still love you Alec… so far.

    • rainman199

      He will lose all credibility? What color is the sky in your world. He lost credibility years ago and conformed it when he went to work for MSNBC. He is a liar and a bully. He clearly has major anger issues and he probably sucks cock.

    • Trish Chasity

      How do you know his wife sets him off?

  • gabbycorner

    That's great in my book…I wouldn't watch it anyway!

  • SuzyQ

    firstly, Alec, I do not fault you for anything you chose to say since the paparazzi are known for their insults. If they get one back, they have themselves to blame. I'm not for all this PC stuff. Say what you think, mean what you say and make no apologies. It's your RIGHT to express yourself. This is America and it is still a democracy. Paparazzi have no concerns for the harm they cause. They care for no one except their bank book. Turn the hose on them like Jennifer Garner Affleck. The paparazzi don't care what they say when there are children present. If they get their feelings hurt I would be amazed since they are devoid of feeling anything except how much they will get paid. So, insult them. They deserve it. Say what you damn well please. They wouldn't get insulted if they were not there.

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    • inthebusiness

      what a crock of crap.

  • inthe business

    nobody freaken cares Alec- you're a pig of a person- alwyas have been and it look slike you always will be- worked with you on set- disgustingly arrogant and rude and condesending and in life? total hole.

    • moviezzzzzzz

      you're probably one of those vile sexually harassing crew members with an inferiority complex and nasty temperament…people think a film set is glam..it's unpleasant and mundane mostly due to bitter crew nursing their resentments and jealousies…even towards visitors

      • Tish

        They have a right to “nurse their resentments.” They work twice as hard as all of the lead actors put together, yet they get paid millions less…hmm… I'd say they should be pissed.

  • Richard Stellar

    The paparazzi know he is tightly wound and extremely protective of his family. They coax and prod him until he reacts. Heap your scorn on the vermin that lie in wait or those of us who think Harvey Levin is a swell guy.

  • dude

    Hardly an incident at all. Gays should not be so up tight. Non-gays speak like that all the time. Gays also say things like that. SO FUCK THEM ALL. How we speak and how we express ourselves is called life.

  • Rex Rexmano

    Very sick idiot.

  • The Bucktown Kid

    The fact that he continues to get into situations like this makes one wonder about his ability to handle himself in the public eye. Having a chip on your shoulder all of the time is an invitation for someone to knock it off with the results being this and other things continuing to happen to you. The media feeds on these things and Alec needs to wise up to it.

  • Jeffrey

    Sure MSNBC is only suspending him, but the Food Network is going to Ban him!

  • tony

    HEY ALEC””’ WHATS IN YOUR WALLET?????????????????????