Transcript for Alec Baldwin Speaks About Airplane Controversy
Alec Baldwin made all kinds of headlines and said Twitter on fire after getting thrown off American Airlines flight refusing to turn off his phone. An upcoming -- what happened on Saturday Night Live he is now -- his first interview last night to piers Morgan ABC's Dan Harris has the story. My advice to people is when you get on a plane turn off your phone try and -- your minds and you don't want to have happen you happen to me. What happened was that it right in between Alec Baldwin and an American Airlines flight attendant back in December. He got kicked -- the planes sparking his deliciously absurd. Twitter temper tantrum. Overnight on CNN Baldwin was still lashing out at the flight attendant who asked him to turn -- his phones while he was playing this scrabble style video game words with friends. Even though the plane was still at the gate. Maybe she's kind of -- Christian conservative Republican who is you know on the payroll. Baldwin said he felt upset and embarrassed at being singled out. He accused the flight attendant of engaging in. Very very kind of Soviet level of enforcement of the rules. If you will this woman was very harsh and very very. Snappy. And I reacted badly. Reacted badly may be an understatement according to American Airlines Baldwin refused to turn off his phone after the doors closed. Then took into the bathroom slamming the door so hard that cockpit crew heard it. After which Baldwin was extremely rude to the crew calling -- inappropriate names. And then the Twitter tirade -- -- a lot including this one comparing American's flight crew -- Catholic school gym teachers in the 1950s. And I got really really very upset. And then I was and then I was asked to to get off the plane and get on another plant and to the extent as I said that I inconvenience anybody else -- the flight. I was very very sorry would you ever fly American again and they gave us a device on board. That we can play wars with friends while reform plan. In other words -- know. For -- Good Morning America Dan Harris ABC news New York.
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