Alec Baldwin Deletes Homophobic Tweet To Former Romney Aide

Jack Donaghy lashes out again — this time at Garrett Jackson, a former aide to Mitt Romney. Alec Baldwin said, “You’re on your knees in that photo. What’s up with that Garrett?”

Alec Baldwin, who lost his MSNBC show after allegedly using an anti-gay slur, is in the midst of an attempt to rehabilitate his image around LGBT issues. He’s set to lead a discussion April 27 with openly gay former Congressman Barney Frank about a new documentary, Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank, at the Tribeca Film Festival.

2. It started with a criticism from the actor about the Keystone XL pipeline documentary Above All Else.

3. After which, former Mitt Romney aide Garrett Jackson shot back with this quip.

4. The two quickly came to blows with digs about Romney’s failed 2012 election bid and Baldwin’s temper problem.

5. Then Newt Gingrich got pulled in.

6. Finally, Baldwin upped the ante with another one of his homophobic remarks referencing Jackson’s Twitter avatar.

Come on! Being a homophob has gotten you in enough trouble@ABFalecbaldwin You're on your knees in that photo. What's up with that, Garrett?

— Garrett Jackson (@dgjackson)

7. These were the final shots in the quick spat.

Ha! While I am down there I will pick up the pieces of your failed show @ABFalecbaldwin While you're on your knees, you can polish my Emmys.

— Garrett Jackson (@dgjackson)

8. Baldwin later deleted evidence of the argument.

Glad @ABFalecbaldwin agent finally got to him to tell him to stop. Noticed he has deleted the on the knees tweet.

— Garrett Jackson (@dgjackson)

Frank didn’t respond to a request for comment about the Twitter exchange.

10. UPDATE: Baldwin later tweeted and deleted the following two messages:

Via Twitter: @dgjackson

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