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Alec Baldwin Joins Long List Of Celebs To Delete Their Twitter Accounts

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Apr. 11 2019, Updated 6:11 p.m. ET

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After getting booted off an American Airlines flight Tuesday, Alec Baldwin fired off a series of hostile tweets, the most brazen being, "Last flight w American. Where retired Catholic school gym teachers from the 1950s find jobs as flight attendants.”

On Wednesday, Baldwin deleted his Twitter account.

While some might be a little surprised the normally-outspoken actor would muzzle himself, he's certainly not the first famous person to shush the little blue bird.

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With that said, here's five other celebs that took themselves out of the Twitter game after putting their foot in their e-mouths, or something close to...

Jesse James: When the heat of his cheating scandal with ex-wife Sandra Bullock hit fiery levels in March 2010, James got out of the Twitter kitchen, permanently silencing himself on the popular website.

Chris Brown: He's returned to Twitter with a vengeance (currently boasting 5.9 million followers), but two years ago, the mercurial R&B singer deleted his account in a huff, claiming retail outlets had blackballed his album Graffiti, his first release since his ferocious beating of ex Rihanna in February 2009.

Brian Wilson: Jocks are fair game to get burned on their own blogs as well, as this case will illustrate. The bearded closer of the San Francisco Giants -- and pal of Charlie Sheen’s -- was among the first famous people to feel the backlash of Twitter in 2009, when he tweeted about late night partying with pals in a Scottsdale bar ... then promptly blew a save against the Diamondbacks the next day, spurring fans to connect the dots. Wilson eliminated any future gaffes by closing the door on his Twitter account.

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Elisabetta Canalis: George Clooney's ravishing Italian ex said "Arrivederci" to the website after a tweet emanating from her former account implied A-list actress Jennifer Aniston bore a striking resemblance to aging rocker Iggy Pop. After denying she made the jab, Canalis eliminated any future possible misunderstandings by deleting the account.

Tila Tequila: Following the death of her girlfriend Casey Johnson, the rant-prone reality star deleted her account in February 2010 after receiving an avalanche of negative feedback from followers. She’s since started a new account.



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