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GLAAD

Alec Baldwin Gets a Pass

'Cause We're Shameless Starf**kers

6/28/2013 3:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Alec Baldwin just got a "Get Out of Homophobia Jail Free" card from the people at GLAAD ... because they don't have the balls to go after a self-proclaimed Hollywood liberal.

After Baldwin essentially called for the gay-bashing of a Daily Mail reporter ... the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation -- the same org. that's CRUSHED people for making far less harmful and threatening statements --  asked critics to back off Baldwin.

"Alec Baldwin is making it clear [to GLAAD]  that the intent behind his tweets does not excuse his language, especially at a time when there were 11 incidents of violence against gay men in New York City just last month. As we all work to end such senseless acts of violence, allies like Baldwin are right to use these moments to reinforce support for the community and LGBT equality."

But the statement continues ... and might reveal the REAL reason they're letting Alec off easy:

"Alec Baldwin has worked with several organizations and added his voice to a campaign by Fight Back NY to encourage the State Senate to pass marriage equality with out actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson. He also had a guest role on Will & Grace and played a gay character in the 2006 Off-Broadway revival of 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane.'"

It's almost like the org. is afraid if they bash Baldwin, he'll STOP doing pro-gay projects. Hmmmm ...

If Bill O'Reilly said the same thing ... with the same explanation -- ya think GLAAD would still think it was no big deal?  Hmmmm ...

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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

You're really taking the whole thing a little too personally, TMZ writer person.

378 days ago
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Sili'LilSkoolgrl    

I remember someone acting 'queeny' on an airplane not too long ago.

378 days ago
18.

LittleBIt    

Alec Baldwin is a big jack*ss! I cant understand for the life of me WHY this man is given acting jobs and why he is on a TV show! He is an angry, nasty, hateful person and I could care less what his opinion is about anything. When he called his then 12 year old daughter "a thoughtless little pig" on that answering machine a few years back, he showed us an emotionally abusive man. He is STILL that man - he just hides it now. I can only imagine what Kim Basinger went through when she was married to him. Shame on GLAAD for being afraid of this bully. Up yours Alec you jerk*ff.

378 days ago
19.

BSname    

This will cost GLAAD more than Alec Baldwin's support will ever give them.
Reputation and Consistency are crucial to civil rights organizations.
When Rosie O'donnell defended Alec Baldwin after recordings of him screaming horrific things at his daughter were released, SHE lost credibility. It was so obvious that she only did it because she sided with him politically. She would have called for his head if he was politically conservative.

378 days ago
20.

Graeme    

TMZ,

If you knew anything about the daily mail in the UK, you would know they are gutter press. They make up headlines as they go along, and are at the point where even Rupert Murdoch's media empire is considered proper journalism compared to them.

Not making excuses for the rant, but shouldn't the guy who made up these headlines be feeling the heat too.

378 days ago
21.

Melnick    

Good on TMZ for calling Baldwin out, but you may be alone among the liberal/left media. Deen crucified for decades-old comments, Alec skates from angry/anit-gay stuff he said yesterday.

378 days ago
22.

Del    

Oh, please post 16 more stories about this tonight. It's so interesting. GET THE **** OVER IT. Not everyone has to like gay people.

378 days ago
23.

Max    

sorry you guys are just WRONG - you are making a mountain out a molehill and GLADD knows it. stop creating drama where none exists.

378 days ago
24.

People Annoy Me    

Good for TMZ going against something that is clearly wrong here. This is an issue and it needs to be addressed correctly. Why are these people so afraid to do anything? My biggest question is why isn't he getting the Paula Deen treatment yet?

378 days ago
25.

Zombie Whitney Houston    

Shut up, TMZ. This site is getting ridiculous. He didn't even say anything that bad really. You guys just constantly need to make up some kind of ridiculous drama and overreact to it to make yourselves have something to do in your boring lives. So sick of everybody getting super offended by everything anybody says nowadays. TMZ and people like them just want to turn the world into a giant pus$y where we do nothing but get offended and cry everytime anything even remotely offensive is said.

378 days ago
26.

Danny    

Hell no he needs to shut the hell up stupid jack ass. Everyone is entitle to an opinion everyone has an ass hole but don’t talk out of it!

378 days ago
27.

John    

This should let Paula Deen off the hook.

378 days ago
28.

catherine    

THIS IS WHY WE ARE WATCHING THE LEFTWING LIBERAL DEMOCRAT PARTY COMMIT SUICIDE..................

YOU BOYS GOT TOO DAMN ARROGANT WHILE BEING SO IGNORANT.............OBAMA HUSSEIN MADE THE S*** RISE TO THE TOP..........

.NOW YOU BOYS ARE TOAST........

THE ENTIRE PARTY TALKS LIKE THIS WHILE OUT OF THE OTHER SIDE OF THEIR MOUTHS THEY SAY SOMETHING DIFFERENT

ESPECIALLY ABOUT GAYS AND BLACKS, OFFLMFAO

378 days ago
29.

Beauty    

Haha, who the hell cares what the gay mafia, GLAAD, thinks of this. It was a nasty insult, nothing more or less. I found it hilarious. If said to a straight person concerning a foot being installed up their c*nt then it'd be just as funny and just as gross and just as much of an insult. Btw, that was a rather low budget elementary school attempt to wind up and goad GLAAD into 'taking action' (what a joke in itself). Apparently you people at TMZ aren't a force to be reckoned with and have to screech your outrage within a TMZ post.

378 days ago
30.

cat     

And yet Paula Deen gets tied to the steak by villagers holding torches? Something doesn't seem right here.

378 days ago
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