Watch: Cameras Were Rolling the Moment Trump Found Out Alec Baldwin Was Arrested
When news broke that actor Alec Baldwin had been arrested for allegedly punching someone in the face over a parking space dispute, it even made “Twitter Moments.” But the news went even further than that and generated yet another headline.
Alec Baldwin is in police custody after allegedly punching a man in the face over a parking spot. https://t.co/RspoDIEN5x
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) November 2, 2018
With cameras rolling, a reporter asked President Donald Trump — the subject of impersonation by Baldwin on SNL and general hate in commentary — what he thought about Baldwin’s arrest. In four words, Trump said it all.
Trump responds to Alec Baldwin being arrested in New York City for punching a person: “I wish him luck”pic.twitter.com/0jjwppTrFH
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) November 2, 2018
“I wish him luck.” He could have raged or been snarky, but instead he shrugged it off and wished the man luck.
Not everyone else handled it so kindly, however. On Twitter, some shared their own run-ins with Baldwin. It wasn’t pretty.
Alec Baldwin also told me “I hope you choke to death” when I was on assignment, staking out his house https://t.co/JAgMkGGwDM
— Tara Palmeri (@tarapalmeri) November 2, 2018
The Daily Caller noted other incidents. These involved the police and reporter. Reporters seem to be one of his favorite targets.
“In 2014, Baldwin cursed at police officers and was charged with disorderly conduct. In 2013, Baldwin shoved a reporter outside his home while shouting ‘You don’t want to get hurt, do you?'”
Others raised other points, highlighting what some would call a pattern of behavior, and hypocrisy. It also was not pretty.
Alec Baldwin is a tolerant, loving and civil progressive who punches people for parking spaces and calls his daughter a pig.
I’m sure he’ll be out of jail and on SNL mocking Trump this weekend like nothing happened.
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) November 2, 2018
“Trump is insane. I think most people know, the guy – he is insane. We have a man who is president who is insane. You can’t go far enough with this idiot.”
–Alec Baldwin 9/21/18
“Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight Over Manhattan Parking Spot”https://t.co/0SG66DFxUC#Karma
— Larry Elder (@larryelder) November 2, 2018
And of course, some took their own shots at Baldwin. It was mostly pointing out the hypocrisy.
Is anyone shocked at this piece of garbage anymore? As if the phone calls to his daughter weren’t bad enough. He’s a lib so he gets chance after chance to be decent but always fails!
Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight Over Parking Spot | NBC New York https://t.co/lFQoNRp9J6
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 2, 2018
Alec Baldwin arrested after going into a fit of rage and attacking someone over…wait for it….a parking space.
And HE has the gall to call Trump unhinged?
— Breck Worsham 🇺🇸 (@RebekahWorsham) November 2, 2018
Alec Baldwin arrested for allegedly punching man in face in West Village, NYC parking spot fight – WNBC
Another Hollywood phony thinks they own the higher moral ground.
— Charles V Payne (@cvpayne) November 2, 2018
Alec Baldwin is in custody for assault and punching someone. NBC has to bail him out for SNL tomorrow so he can do a sketch claiming Trump is the mean one. They’ll make fun of Trump paying off Stormy Daniels, then Monday Baldwin will pay off his victim. #alecbaldwin
— MARK SIMONE (@MarkSimoneNY) November 2, 2018
Baldwin has been seen leaving the police station, so he has been released. The terms of his release were not known at the time of publication. He did not have anything to say to waiting reporters.
Aaannnnnnnnd he’s OUT after being charged with Assault and Harassment😭😭😭
This guy is such a tool. Ticking time bomb💣#AlecBaldwin #AngerManagement pic.twitter.com/TSf3JPJf93
— Daisy (@YellowRose1776) November 2, 2018
Perhaps he will have something to say on SNL or on Twitter later on. Regardless, perhaps some court-ordered anger management might do him and his potential future victims a world of good.
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