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    Alec Baldwin speaks to The New Yorker Magazine:

    http://www.vulture.com/2014/02/alec-...blic-life.html

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    I prefer the guy as an actor than as a public speaker, so maybe it's all good. It's cool he gave all his ad money to charity. $14.25 million donation, that's cool. His whining about paparazzi is less convincing.
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    I stopped reading the article about halfway thru. Poor Alec booo hoooo
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    And we give a shit...because...


    In all seriousness though, this is the problem one encounters, when entertainers / actors / musicians get a reputation for being overly political, opinionated, and insufferable. They turn people off but more importantly bring unnecessary grief and stress to themselves because of the inevitable backlash to their reputations. Doesn't help either, in the case of Baldwin, being a hot-head.

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    Damn! I was with him the entire way through that long ass piece... then he had to go and bring up Shia LaBeouf at the very end. Bastard!

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    At the time, I didn’t view “toxic little queen” as a homophobic statement. I didn’t realize how those words could give offense, and I’m sorry for that.


    You are damn liar Alec. Plain and Simple.

    Everywhere he has gone he has earned a reputation of being insufferable and difficult to work with. Here he plays the victim, saying he's just misunderstood and that people are out to get him. When you're own family has the same complaints as your coworkers, it might be time for a little introspection.

    Instead he continues to be in denial and is taking his ball and going home. In reality, this is a pathetic attempt to earn sympathy from the public and set up his return a year or two from now. Despite what he says, he craves the spotlight, therefore he won't be able to stay away for long.

    I find it hilarious that the left will rip apart someone who says they aren't racist when they say they have black friends, because it's exactly what Baldwin does here. He also makes sure that he lets everyone know just how much he gives to charity and that people recognize him for it, which begs the question why he gave the money in the first place: was it because he believes in the cause (noble), or is it because he wants to appear like a good person (contemptible), or because he wants to feel like a good person to invalidate or somehow tip the scales away from the negativity he brings in other areas of his life (pathetic)?

    While he probably thought this was some emphatic, middle-finger revelation, it was more of a veiled, inadvertant confession that shows his horses-ass reputation as being well deserved.
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    Not learning lines in advance for STAGE??? I've worked with actors like that...pain in the ass!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdnangel View Post
    Not learning lines in advance for STAGE??? I've worked with actors like that...pain in the ass!!!

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    Yeah I'm not an actor, so I didn't understand that part. I'm guessing they were doing an early reading or something? Kind of weird not to memorize your lines ahead of time. I can understand it for a movie because they are doing like 15 takes of each scene, so you just have to learn your lines for that day, but for a play? That seems pretty dumb.

    Either way, it sounds like Shia and Alec were meant for each other.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bsbll4 View Post


    You are damn liar Alec. Plain and Simple.

    Everywhere he has gone he has earned a reputation of being insufferable and difficult to work with. Here he plays the victim, saying he's just misunderstood and that people are out to get him. When you're own family has the same complaints as your coworkers, it might be time for a little introspection.

    Instead he continues to be in denial and is taking his ball and going home. In reality, this is a pathetic attempt to earn sympathy from the public and set up his return a year or two from now. Despite what he says, he craves the spotlight, therefore he won't be able to stay away for long.

    I find it hilarious that the left will rip apart someone who says they aren't racist when they say they have black friends, because it's exactly what Baldwin does here. He also makes sure that he lets everyone know just how much he gives to charity and that people recognize him for it, which begs the question why he gave the money in the first place: was it because he believes in the cause (noble), or is it because he wants to appear like a good person (contemptible), or because he wants to feel like a good person to invalidate or somehow tip the scales away from the negativity he brings in other areas of his life (pathetic)?

    While he probably thought this was some emphatic, middle-finger revelation, it was more of a veiled, inadvertant confession that shows his horses-ass reputation as being well deserved.
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    Alec is a very talented actor and his own worst enemy

    they say never poke the bear.............unless you are a paparazzi and Alec Baldwin is the bear

    poke that bear and you get a paycheck.

    get over yourself Alec

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    It seems to me that an asshole finally figured out that he was surrounded by... assholes.

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    I swear, it's like I'm playin' cards with my brother's kids or somethin'. You nerve-wrackin' sons-a-bitches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaboChris View Post
    And we give a shit...because...


    In all seriousness though, this is the problem one encounters, when entertainers / actors / musicians get a reputation for being overly political, opinionated, and insufferable. They turn people off but more importantly bring unnecessary grief and stress to themselves because of the inevitable backlash to their reputations. Doesn't help either, in the case of Baldwin, being a hot-head.
    Yeah, and they will come at these people even more in hopes that they will say something that will get people upset.

    So, when they go the political route they just bring it all on themselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bsbll4 View Post



    I find it hilarious that the left will rip apart someone who says they aren't racist when they say they have black friends, because it's exactly what Baldwin does here. He also makes sure that he lets everyone know just how much he gives to charity and that people recognize him for it, which begs the question why he gave the money in the first place: was it because he believes in the cause (noble), or is it because he wants to appear like a good person (contemptible), or because he wants to feel like a good person to invalidate or somehow tip the scales away from the negativity he brings in other areas of his life (pathetic)?
    On the flipside, I find it hilarious that the phony first amendment freedom fighters who stuck up for Duck Dynasty and Paula Dean, etc. remained silent when Alec Baldwin was fired for his off air words. I guess it depends on what your political affiliation is when you're a racist homophobe?

    Alec is an ok actor, but off screen, he's shown his true colors way too many times to get anymore benefit of doubt. Where there's smoke, there's an inferno with this bozo. But I agree, no chance this egomaniac will stay out of the public eye. He has the means to keep the paparazzi away, he could arrange it so he comes and goes undetected. Other stars seem to be able to do it, but he loves the attention good or bad.

    I thought he was supposed to move to Canada when Bush got re-elected? GO!

 

 

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