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Ian O'Doherty: Newsflash, gay people - Alec's not out to get you

Published 29/11/2013 | 17:37

Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin

Congratulations to the militant, media-based gay community for the great service they have just performed. In fact, I'd even go so far as to extend my congratulations to the Hollywood gay Jews -- to borrow a line from Larry Sanders -- involved in this case and say thanks for the mitzvah.

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Because the gay lobby in America has successfully managed to have Alec Baldwin's new show axed from MSNBC.

Of course, the fact that his chat show was suffering from a paucity of guests and was haemorrhaging viewers to the point of anaemia didn't help, but once the reliably incendiary actor had a row with a reporter and called him a 'c**ksucker', the die was cast and this week Baldwin was unceremoniously defenestrated.

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