Alec Baldwin Booted off American Airline Flight for Playing iPhone Game

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By OP Editor

30 Rock star, who recently demoed Siri Apple TV Prototype, gets no respect from American Airlines.

Alec Baldwin iPhone tweet

Associated Press (via 9to5) reports that yesterday, Alec Baldwin was kicked off a plane at Los Angeles International Airport when the plane was about to depart for New York.

Baldwin, a prolific Twitter user, took to the social media site to vent, saying a “flight attendant on American reamed me out 4 playing Words With Friends while we sat at the gate, not moving.” [...]

It wasn’t clear if passengers had been asked to turn off their cellphones, which is typical before a flight backs away from the terminal.

Baldwin, tweeting from his iPhone around 2PM PST yesterday, notes: no wonder the airline is bankrupt.

He got on another American flight to New York, but Baldwin said it would be his last AA flight, mentioning #theresalwaysunited (there’s always United Airlines). Well, at least Baldwin still get to use his Mac.

Alec Baldwin vs American Air, Words with Friends iPhone game

Making a point that he is not in it for the publicity, Alec Baldwin deactivated his 600,000+ follower Twitter account and will start another account from scratch.

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No matter how this turned out, Words With Friends, a scrabble-like game, might get a few more downloads:

Alec Baldwin Tweets / Deactivated Twitter Account

See some of Baldwin’s recent tweets on a temporary deactivated @alecbaldwin account:

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Tags: Apple, Celebrity, iPhone, iPhone Apps

2 Responses to “Alec Baldwin Booted off American Airline Flight for Playing iPhone Game”

  1. Don Williams

    I’ve always liked this guy and now I know why, as a Mac and an iPhone user, it’s obvious he has great taste!

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    • And talk about resolve. That must be a good game session. He choose the iPhone game over American Airlines.

      As for the record, I’ve never had problem on United.

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