Another day, another paparazzi gets punched by a famous person.
On Tuesday, Alec Baldwin allegedly sucker punched a photographer in NY after picking up his marriage license. That’s no way to start a marriage! No seriously, that sucks.
Anyway, Baldwin is now trying to defend himself, claiming the guy lunged at him and almost hit Baldwin “in the teeth” so Baldwin simply “pushed the guy away.”
Judging from the other paparazzi photos of Baldwin allegedly hitting the photog, Baldwin is basically hissing at the pap. “Pushed the guy away” is a gross understatement.
CBS This Morning revealed an interview with Baldwin who appeared on Charlie Rose’s PBS program saying, “The guy – there was a person in front of me and he was blocking him. And the guy lunged and almost hit me in the teeth with the lens of the camera. So I just pushed the guy away. But of course they all make it like I - my favorite line from [the movie] ‘[Being] John Malkovich’ – ‘[The paparazzi] all screamed like they’re political prisoners,’ says the actor.
Love how he tried to deflect attention by blaming John Malkovich for something and throwing about big terms like “political prisoners.”
Alec Baldwin thinks that he does his “actor” duty by appearing on talk shows and thinks that paparazzi have no right to take his photo.
“We make ourselves available as an obligation per our contract to our employers to represent the product and help to sell the product. And then when I walk out the door, that’s over,” says Baldwin.
After the incident, Baldwin was spotted walking around NY with a giant white blanket over his head. What for? To show those paparazzi who's boss? To try out a ghost costume for Halloween? Either way, weird.