Alec Baldwin won’t have new ‘nephew’ Justin Bieber on his TV show

Alec Baldwin, as usual, says all kinds of provocative things in a new wide-ranging interview with the Hollywood Reporter, including calling Rose McGowan a “tragic front person for the #MeToo movement” and declaring that “black people love me” since he began satirizing Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.”

Justin Bieber arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 5, 2015 in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

With regard to the latter statement, people not surprisingly took issue with Baldwin’s paternalistic claim to speak for African-Americans.

On Twitter, they said he sounded very Trump-like in making such a broad statement with no evidence. Olivia Munn was among those who demanded “receipts” from Baldwin, while other users said: “This is the Trumpiest thing ever uttered by someone who isn’t Trump,” and “I for real don’t think i’ve ever talked to another black person about alec baldwin.”

i for real don’t think i’ve ever talked to another black person about alec baldwin.

— Spooky Bread Terry (@SlimiHendrix) October 10, 2018

The occasion for the Hollywood Reporter interview was his return to playing President Trump on “Saturday Night Live” and the premiere of Baldwin’s new ABC talk show in October.

But in the profile, the famously unfiltered 60-year-old actor gets a bit personal, praising his wife Hillaria and his life with her and their four young children. He also shares his desire to be the kind of “hands-on” father he wasn’t for Ireland, his 22-year-old daughter. Ireland Baldwin, a model, was caught in the middle of the nasty divorce and custody battle his father waged with her mother Kim Basinger.

Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber (Justin Bieber/Instagram)

But the mention of Baldwin’s contentious split from his first wife leads to the subject of the actor’s …read more

Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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