“How old are these officers?” Baldwin groused when he was hauled inside Manhattan’s 13th Precinct. “They don’t even know who I am.”
The New York Daily News reports that Deputy Inspector David Ehrenberg, the commanding officer, had no trouble identifying Baldwin, although it wasn’t from his “30 Rock” TV show or his movies. It was from his “previous run-ins with the law,” an NYPD spokesman said.
Slapped with a disorderly conduct charge and given a July 24 court date, an unrepentant and still-seething Baldwin ranted on Twitter.
“New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign,” he wrote.
Baldwin later Tweeted that “the police did nothing” when photographers outside his East Village home “terrified my daughter and nearly hit her with a camera.”
Baldwin again lived up to his reputation as a hothead whose ability to court trouble while insisting on privacy is practically bipolar.
“He became belligerent, yelling and screaming at the officers, ‘I don’t have ID. Just give me the f-----g summonses,’” one police source told the Daily News.
Clay Aiken has won the Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat after the accidental death of his closest rival Keith Crisco.
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt shared a photo of their newborn daughter Hazel on Twitter.
Kristine Rodas, widow of Roger Rodas, the driver in the car accident that killed himself and Paul Walker, is suing Porsche for negligence, wrongful death and product liability.
Actress Amber Tamblyn (“Joan of Arcadia”) is 31.
Director Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation”) is 43.
Actress Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”) is 45.
Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 48.
Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 62.
Director Robert Zemeckis (“Back to the Future”) is 63.
Movie producer George Lucas (“Star Wars”) is 70.
Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 71.