Alec Baldwin Kicked Off Plane: War on Flying?

Actor refuses flight attendant's effort to enforce rule on turning off phones.
1:47 | 12/08/11

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Alec Baldwin is not the first passenger to have a run in with a flight attendant but he might be the most famous and tonight here we asked who do you think was right is Dan Harris. -- ongoing war between Alec Baldwin and American Airlines started -- -- and still on board tweeted that he'd been Ream to buy a flight attendant for playing this scrabble style video game words with friends. Even though the plane was still park today American said Baldwin not only refused to shut down its -- but stormed into the bathroom slamming the door so hard. That cockpit crew heard it. And was an extremely rude to the crew calling -- inappropriate. In fact a later -- involvement compared American's flight attendants to Catholic school gym teachers from the 1950s. I don't have the privilege of -- -- having a parochial education so I don't really know what the Catholic and he turned fifties looks like. But obviously it was an insult and and -- -- to comment and completely demeaning. Many of us chafe at the rule about turning off electronic devices we're going to demonstrate a scenario now but -- Stafford who runs a private flight attendant training course. Says passengers have to Obey the rules whether they like them or not -- -- flight attendants. Are there for the safety of the passengers and not just to serve cookies and drinks. If you don't Obey flight attendants can have you removed even if you're a movie star. Today -- publicist says the actor was unfairly singled out other passengers were using their electronic devices. But Baldwin himself may now be trying to end this war today he deactivated his Twitter now. Dan Harris ABC news new York and tonight we've learned Baldwin has posted a letter of apology to passengers for the delay costs.

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