Alec Baldwin Arrested For Punching Out Man In Parking Dispute, Donald Trump Jr. Calls Him ‘A Piece Of Garbage’
Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested for assault in New York City for allegedly punching a man over a dispute about a parking space on Friday.
NYPD Lieutenant John Grimpel told CNN that the incident occurred on 10th Street in Manhattan between University Place and Broadway.
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The Emmy Award-winning actor is now in police custody at the 6th Precinct and has charges pending.
After news emerged that the actor had been taken in custody, President Donald Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, “I wish him luck.”
Reporter: "MR. PRESIDENT, ALEC BALDWIN WAS JUST ARRESTED FOR PUNCHING SOMEONE OUT DURING A PARKING DISPUTE, ANY REACTION TO HIS ARREST?!"
Trump: "I wish him luck" pic.twitter.com/Bg0tPM2ctl
— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) November 2, 2018
Trump previously feuded with the 30 Rock actor over his portrayal of him on NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. also blasted Baldwin on Twitter, calling him a “piece of garbage.”
Is anyone shocked at this piece of garbage anymore? As if the phone calls to his daughter weren’t bad enough. He’s a lib so he gets chance after chance to be decent but always fails!
Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight Over Parking Spot | NBC New York https://t.co/lFQoNRp9J6
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 2, 2018
In 2013, Baldwin had another public physical altercation in which he was photographed in an apparent fight with paparazzi. The photographs showed to what appeared to be Baldwin pinning a man down on a parked vehicle.
Two days ago, Baldwin celebrated Halloween by dressing up in matching astronaut costumes with his family and wife Hilaria.