Alec Baldwin has flown the Twitter coop, announcing on Monday that he will leave the social media platform “for now.” “Twitter is like a party where everyone is screaming. Not much of a party,” he Tweeted. “Goodbye for now.”
Baldwin’s departure from Twitter comes weeks after wife Hilaria Baldwin’s came under fire after the internet began questioning the podcaster and author’s Spanish heritage. Old videos surfaced of Hilaria Baldwin seeming to speak without a Spanish accent. She was born in Boston, MA, but spent time in Spain growing up.
Alec Baldwin is stepping away from Twitter in the wake of weeks of backlash over his wife Hilaria’s Spanish heritage claims. https://t.co/jOKSd6wOB2
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) January 19, 2021