December 7th, 2012
06:01 PM ET

Alec Baldwin wouldn't mind flushing the paparazzi

Don't expect Alec Baldwin to willingly appear on TMZ anytime soon.

The actor told Piers Morgan he is not a fan of the paparazzi and wishes he could wash them out of his life – so to speak.

"My attitude is that the business would be infinitely better if all of them were gone," Baldwin said. "If I could press a button tomorrow and flush them all down some swirling sewer vortex I would do it."

Baldwin has had more than a few run-ins with photographers and said he believes some forms of entertainment journalism "cheapen" the show business industry. He also talked to Morgan about his brother Stephen's recent arrest on a charge of allegedly failing to file New York state personal income tax.

The "30 Rock" star said he believes his brother will be fine.

"I don't think he's going to go to jail, I know that he's in a negotiated settlement," Baldwin said. "This was all prearranged with the D.A. for him to go in and make an appearance."

Baldwin also says he won't rule out working with Tina Fey again in the future, as this season is "30 Rock's" last.

"If something came up I'd love to do that because Tina is such a great writer and she's so unique," he said.

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Filed under: Alec Baldwin • Celebrities • TV-Piers Morgan

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  1. Kiwibaby

    I agree with Alex Baldwin. The paparazzi are so invasive & obnoxious. There doesn't seem to be any restriction on where they go & how close they're allowed to get.

    December 14, 2012 at 3:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. empresstrudy

    Well at least he's not as much of a pompous ass as Mandy Patinkin

    December 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Report abuse |
  3. 2pm trouble maker is here...

    December 11, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  4. GTE

    Flush Baldwin

    December 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • karen jones

      can you find a toilet large enough to stuff Baldwins ego down? Flush away!!!!!!!

      December 14, 2012 at 12:44 am | Report abuse |
  5. Milagros

    This Baldwin fellow should lay off the bath salts. A few months in rehab would do him good. The Paps shouldn't waste time following this over-exposed bum. We've seen enough of this no talent, miserable creep.

    December 10, 2012 at 11:55 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Bronx,N.Y.

    Baldwin gets too carried away!!! Since he's lost all that weight his reasoning abilities have also lost a few lbs.Don't get me wrong,Baldwin is great at what he does,but ease up!!!

    December 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. alec

    is rough and tough..that makes me very excited....

    December 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  8. went in the crap hole.

    lolol

    December 10, 2012 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  9. post a comment

    yums..alec

    December 10, 2012 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  10. i will gobble that right up...

    your way too serious alec

    December 10, 2012 at 5:58 am | Report abuse |
  11. mary smith

    Alec is a boor...He didnt miss a beat to subtly belittle his x wife....how many times did he bring her up?..his phone message to his daughter years ago always ring in my ears when I see this self righteous big dope...Lets see how long this marriage will last..Its always everyone elses fault but his or his dumb brothers....ughhhhh....we will see Baldwin all tetheres and bankrupt in about 10 years...youll see....i bet ya....

    December 10, 2012 at 4:16 am | Report abuse |
  12. Dee

    I think people should be able to use paint guns in defense of the nasty papparazzi!

    December 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Alec Fantasy

    alec is a true bad boy - i could gobble him right up.

    December 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  14. alec

    always steps in crap...every waking moment of the day...

    December 9, 2012 at 6:11 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Gary Weed

    I love it when people like Baldwin get in the paparazzi's faces and throw thier cameras into the streets. Freedom of the press is totally seperate from stalking people wherever they go. It makes me sick. Especially when they do it to young kids. How can anyone expect to live a normal life when they have a camera shoved in thier face every second of their lives. Let people live for crying out loud!

    December 9, 2012 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  16. bingo...

    got it?

    December 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
  17. alecIsaPig

    Alec is nothing more than a boring loud mouth talentless hack. He's the worst of the Baldwin brothers no talent show. If I was a star, I'd hate the paps too and tell them to go bug Alec as he LOVES the attention. The paps are the ones that are helping him MAKE MONEY. The paps wouldn't care if he hates them as they love him for making money off him as well. This article is nothing more than a publicity stunt for one reason only: Thats to make MORE MONEY! lol

    December 9, 2012 at 10:48 am | Report abuse |
  18. NorthStar reader

    Why don't we all give that pompous boor his wish & quit talking about him & his work and maybe he will just swirl away. If you bite the hand that feeds you, it may bite back!

    December 8, 2012 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Off The Chain

    you can have this next week...just wanted to point out what you will see with great stage lighting of hour holiday
    colors red and green

    December 8, 2012 at 7:12 am | Report abuse |
  20. defensive energy

    see?

    December 7, 2012 at 9:39 pm | Report abuse |
  21. COMPUTER TAMPERING....FINAL VERSION--

    1. 2 people are watching me on a computer-nobody talk to me about there for we're calling it illegal.
    2 3 computers are hacked and was told by co they can see us....i didn't approve therefore its is illegal
    3. debit card..bank called...no approval granted by me for you to check accounts therefore it is illegal
    4 hacked into all phones...calling and hanging up...i did not grant anyone approval for this there it is illegal
    5. 4443 ip is being investigated
    6 if there are 2 people watching me then all the racist comments were directed to me illegal.
    8. investigations have told me the hacker is in my area.
    9. we looking at this as a felony
    10. lap top is going to the big guys for further hardward investigation...sorry...we have to do something
    your no good.
    11. Blog tampering cannot print blogs...CNN APPROVED ALL RACIST COMMENTS

    December 7, 2012 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  22. harbharb

    This is how I would tweak that quote: "If I could press a button tomorrow and flush him down some swirling sewer vortex I would do it." I love hating Alec Baldwin. He's a self-righteous boor. Someone I'd enjoy seeing slip and fall on a banana peel or be subjected to a swirly or atomic wedgie. But I enjoy his work. I think the dieting to appear more attractive probably has made him even more miserable to be around. And I didn't think that would be possible. So let the pappers at him. Happy hunting!

    December 7, 2012 at 7:47 pm | Report abuse |
  23. hey

    i'm "busy" now....you have it by the neckie...its in all traps, you can have the trap top also
    alec baldwin is waiting...

    December 7, 2012 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |

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