Transcript for Alec Baldwin Shouts Down Reporter
Another day, another alec baldwin meltdown. Just one day after using a gay slur when cursing out a photographer. The actor sets his sights on a local tv reporter who apparently once had a run-in with baldwin's wife. Abc's rob nelson is here to sort it all out. Sort it if you can, rob. Reporter: It's a mess, as always, isn't it? This is a very interesting story here. Alec baldwin, having a run-in with the press is certainly not a new headline. But what is diffent this time around is the reason behind the drama. A fender-bender on a city street. And now, even the temporary suspension of baldwin's cable news show. out of here. Back up. Reporter: His blik blowouts with the press, to a whole, new level. Trying to get in his car outside his new york apartment on friday with his wife and 3-month-old baby, the hot-tempered actor got in the face of a female new york tv reporter, who his wife says hit her in the face with a microphone a day earlier. You almost hit my wife in the face? I asked you a question. Do you want to apologize to her? Reporter: Baldwin brings over nearby cops, demanding they take action. I do want to press charges against her. She assaulted my wife. Reporter: The ruckus didn't stop there. As baldwin bangs into another car as he tries to leave his parking spot. Friday's blowup is the latest of a string of caught on camera tirades, by one of new york's most notorious hot heads. He caused an uproar by allegedly using an anti-gay slur against a photographer. Come on. Reporter: Which baldwin denies, saying he was misheard. A twitter firestorm erupted. With cnn's anderson cooper chiming in. Wow. Alec baldwin shows his true colors yet again. How is he going to lie and excuse his anti-gay slurs this time? Baldwin later apologized. And a longer mea culpa came friday night when baldwin released a statement, confirming his new cable news show has been taken off the schedule through next week. What I said this week as I was trying to protect my family, was offensive and unacceptable. Behavior like this undermines hard-fraught rights I vigorously support. The only good news for the baldwins was the conviction of a canadian woman, genevieve sabourin, for maharassing the actor. That woman is now serving more than 200 days behind bars. Guys, though, never dull in the life of alec baldwin. After that trial, tried to lay low-key for a couple of weeks. Reporter: That didn't last too long. Yeah.
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