Alec Baldwin is accused of making
anti-gay slurs toward Colin Myler, the English-born editor-in-chief
of the New York Daily News.
The 54-year-old Baldwin has made
headlines twice this week for alleged attacks against members of the
media. He is accused of punching a Daily News photographer
and running over with his bike the foot of an Inside Edition
reporter stationed outside his New York apartment.
Myler, a former executive editor at the
New York Post, was the editor of the British tabloid News
of the World from 2007 until it ceased publication on July 10,
2011. In January, he was named editor-in-chief of the New York
Baldwin targeted Myler in a series of
tweets to his more than 913,000 followers.
“Ever since that English Queen took
over the Daily News, they lie like the Post …,” he
messaged. “Her Highness Colin Myler … Please don't do to the
News what you did to NOTW …”
“Colin Myler and his NOTW scams come
to NY,” he added.
The 30 Rock star also defended
himself, saying that the tabloid press “attempt 2 provoke an
incident + when it doesn't pan out, they say u did it anyway.”