Alec Baldwin Deletes Anti-Gay Tweets to Former Romney Aide

Image: Alec Baldwin Deletes Anti-Gay Tweets to Former Romney Aide

Wednesday, 09 Apr 2014 03:03 PM

By Courtney Coren

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Actor Alec Baldwin is in hot water again for an anti-gay tweet aimed at a former aide to Mitt Romney, which he has since deleted.

A discussion on Twitter began with a shot at the documentary "Above All Else," about the Keystone XL Pipeline. Baldwin and former Romney aide Garrett Jackson took back-and-forth digs at each other, which led to Baldwin's saying to Jackson: "You're on your knees in that photo. What's up with that, Garrett?"

The photo in question is Jackson's profile picture, in which he is kneeling next to Romney, who is sitting in a chair.

"Come on! Being a homophob [sic] has gotten you in enough trouble," Jackson replied.



To which, Baldwin shot back again: "While you're on your knees, you can polish my Emmys."



Baldwin deleted the tweets, but the "retweets" still remain on Jackson's Twitter account.

This comes after Baldwin lost his show on MSNBC in November for shouting an obscene homophobic slur to reporters. His show "Up Late" had been on the air for only a few months before it was pulled.

Since then, he has made an effort to reach out to the gay community, and is even scheduled to lead a discussion on April 27 at the Tribeca Film Festival about a documentary on the life and journey of the openly gay former Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, titled "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank," BuzzFeed is reporting.

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Sheriffs in Southwest: The Border Is 'Spiraling Out of Control'

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 22:04 PM

Describing the immigration crisis as "spiraling out of control," a coalition of five sheriffs' organizations in the Sout . . .

Alan Colmes, Dennis Kucinich: Would Not Have Bombed ISIS

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 21:10 PM

Liberal pundit Alan Colmes and former Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich caught the ire of Fox News Channel host Bill O'Rei . . .

Poll: Most Americans Want Strong US Global Leadership

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 20:47 PM

Most Americans want the United States to be an active player on the global stage, even after more than a decade of wars  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved