Transcript for Alec Baldwin Angry Tweets Called Homophobic
Tonight alec baldwin is apologizing after several tweets got him in hot water again. Some are asking if there's a celebrity double standard as paula deen pays danger after admitting to using slurs herself. Here's abc's gio benitez. Reporter: It's the latest twitter tirade from alec baldwin, this time directed at a reporter who wrote about his wife. I'm going to find you, you toxic little queen and I'm going to you up. The reporter had alleged that baldwin's wife had been tweeting from the pew at james gandolfini's funeral this week. Baldwin unleashed a flurry of discouraging tweets to his one million followers. There he goes again. This is a guy who has a history of throwing tantrums, whether in public or social media. Reporter: This latest tantrum happened in the same week that celebrity chef paula deen lost a reported $12.5 million worth of corporate sponsors. Following the revelation that she once used a racial slur. Just months ago, baldwin reportedly argued with a new york post photographer, using a racial epithet, and calling him a crack head and drug dealer. Baldwin denied it. Now some on twitter are comparing the two celebs. Paula deen's career destroyed by words she used 30 years ago. But alex baldwin profane rant on twitter. Alec baldwin a loveable rogue. We're sensitised to the fact that alec baldwin's had another outburst. Last night he apologized to the gay community saying the words had absolutely nothing to do with issues of anyone sexual orientation. And baldwin's wife is now speaking out on twitter, defending her husband, saying some of her best friends are gay and she would never have married a homophobic man. Thank you. When we come back here on "world news,"
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