Originally written on Mashable  |  Last updated 8/31/14

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 09: Actor Alec Baldwin attends the Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark vs Melanie Oudin of the United States match during day ten of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Actor and Words With Friends player Alec Baldwin has, very publicly, shared his perspective on what happened aboard the American Airlines flight that threw him off for using his iPhone Tuesday. Baldwin wrote an apology to his fellow passengers titled “My Flying Lesson,” published in The Huffington Post. The 30 Rock star calls himself a 20-year brand loyal costumer of American Airlines, who had previously had entirely positive experiences with the carrier. He’s been in the habit of taking out his phone out when flights are delayed at the gate and would subsequently comply with flight attendants’ requests to turn off his device before take off. Baldwin writes that his flight attendant Tuesday got the better of him. In this case, while other people were still manipulating their own phones, this one employee singled me out to put my phone away. Afterward, we still sat at the gate. I pulled out my phone again, while others did the same. Again, I was singled out by this woman in...
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