Within a day of getting booted from an American Airlines flight, Alec Baldwin has booted himself off of Twitter.
The star shut down his Twitter account, which had more than 600,000 followers, on Wednesday. The previous night, Baldwin had tweeted to his fans, “Let’s play a game called Mass Unfollowing. I want to crash this acct and start again. But, tonight at 10 PM, NY time, unfollow me.” That request resulted in more Twitter followers.
Baldwin’s plea came after a strange episode in which he got ejected from a plane at Los Angeles International Airport. The reason is unclear, but Baldwin’s tweet referred to Words With Friends, the popular word game from Zynga. “Flight attendant on American reamed me out 4 playing WORDS W FRIENDS while we sat at the gate, not moving. #nowonderamericaairisbankrupt,” he wrote.
Meanwhile, American Airlines presented its own take on the incident via its Facebook Page: “Since an extremely vocal customer has publicly identified himself as being r...