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For those following the silly drama between Alec Baldwin and American Airlines, the 30 Rock actor has now quit his Twitter account, saying he would start a new one.
"Let's play a game called Mass Unfollowing. I want to crash this acct and start again. But, tonight at 10 PM, NY time, unfollow me," wrote Baldwin.
For those unawares, yesterday, Baldwin had been kicked off a flight by American Airlines and took to Twitter to complain. From US Magazine:
Alec Baldwin arrived safely at New York City's JFK airport Tuesday night. Earlier in the day, the 30 Rock star was kicked off an American Airlines flight for continuing to use his iPhone while the plane was at the gate.
"The flight attendant on American reamed me out for playing Words with Friends while we sat at the gate, not moving," Baldwin, 53, tweeted. (His account has since been deleted.) "No wonder American Air is bankrupt."
Earlier today, American Airlines gave their version of the events on their Facebook page:
And just a few hours ago, Baldwin - who had nearly 600,000 followers on Twitter, apparently abandoned the account. His account has now been renamed "Deactivated001." Baldwin's last Tweet, 13 hours ago, was video of Bernard Haitink and the Concertgebouw, performing the Mahler 9th, fourth movement. "I leave you with this ..." Baldwin wrote.
Other Twitter celebrities have had their own Twitter dramas, as well. Pundit Keith Olbermann - a friend of Baldwin - has recently announced he will no longer reply to any of his followers on Twitter.
Update: Conservative SooperMexican - who has had some Twitter drama with Baldwin in the past - has more on the Baldwin story.