30 Rock star Alec Baldwin appears to have shut down his Twitter account following a rant against American AirlinesÂ afterÂ beingÂ kicked off a plane on TuesdayÂ . American claims Alec Baldwin violated airline rules by refusing to stop playing a game of Words With Friends on his cellphone while the plane he was on prepared for takeoff. The airline also claims he was extremely rude to the flight staff and they became “alarmed”.
After allegedly being politely asked to turn off his cellphone for takeoff, American Airlines claims Alec Baldwin stood up and stormed off into the plane’s bathroom, called the flight crew inappropriate names and used offensive language. “He slammed the lavatory door so hard, the cockpit crew heard it and became alarmed, even with the cockpit door closed and locked,” American Airlines said in a press statement. As a result, Alec Baldwin was kicked off the plane.
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On Tuesday, 30 Rock actor Alec Baldwin was kicked off a planeÂ for refusing to stop playing a video game. Baldwin wasÂ booted fromÂ an American Airlines flight when he apparently refused to stop playing a game of Words With Friends after the cabin door was closed for takeoff. Now the actor’s rep says his ‘addiction’ for the game is partially to blame.
Initially, Baldwin made the whole incident out to be the fault of American Airlines for overreacting to him continuing to play a video game on his cell phone as the plane was preparing for takeoff. On his Twitter feed, he posted: “Flight attendant on American reamed me out 4 playing WORDS W FRIENDS while we sat at the gate, not moving. #nowondermaericaairisbankrupt”
Words With Friends is a multi-platform word-building game you can play with others via cellphone. Baldwin Tweeted after the American Airlines incident that the game was “addicting.”
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