Hard to believe ... but some of Alec Baldwin's gay friends in NYC love him even MORE -- not less -- after hurling his anti-gay slur at a paparazzo yesterday.
Nick Berrios, Baldwin's openly gay hairdresser was on "TMZ Live" and told us he and his friends just love all of Alec's drama ... which sounds just a tad bit cliche.
But you gotta see Nick's response ... when we ask if it's ever OK for anyone to use the f-word.
'We Love Him Even More'
...Says Gay Hairstylist
11/15/2013 11:06 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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