Alec Baldwin denies punching man in parking dispute
UPI News Service, 11/03/2018
Alec Baldwin has denied on Twitter allegations that he punched a man in a dispute over a parking spot.
"1 - Normally, I would not comment on something as egregiously misstated as today's story," the "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" Emmy winner tweeted.
"However, the assertion that I punched anyone over a parking spot is false. I wanted to go on the record stating as much. I realize that it has become a sport to tag people w as many negative."
He added: "2- negative charges and defaming allegations as possible for the purposes of clickbait entertainment. Fortunately, no matter how reverberating the echos, it doesn't make the statements true."
Police confirmed the 60-year-old actor was arrested Friday morning after the alleged altercation and was expected to be charged with third-degree assault.
Baldwin was previously arrested on a disorderly conduct charge in 2014.
He was acquitted of battery in the 1990s after allegedly fighting with a photographer.
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