Breaking News Alec Baldwin was allegedly involved in another confrontation with the media … who claim he threatened choke a reporter to death and hurled a racial slur at a photographer.
Both Baldwin and the reporter for the New York Post, Tara Palmeri, filed harassment claims against one another following the run-in.
According to the Post, Palmeri approached Baldwin while he was walking his dogs to ask him about a recent lawsuit against his wife Hilaria. The reporter says Baldwin responded by grabbing her by the arm and saying, “I want to choke you to death.”
The Post says Palmeri played an audio recording of the threat to police.
Baldwin then turned the Post”s photographer — who they say is black and a retired detective with the NYPD”s Organized Crime Control Bureau — and called him “a coon,” “crackhead” and “drug dealer.”
The Post says Baldwin posted several tweets about the incident, one of which said, “Thank u 2 NYPD officers who came to my home 2day so that I could file a formal complaint against NY Post “photographer” who assaulted me.”
The tweets have been deleted.
Baldwin was involved in two confrontations with photographers last year just days apart — on June 19 and June 29.