Actor Alec Baldwin allegedly punched a New York Daily News photographer in the face outside Manhattan’s Marriage License Bureau, according to ABC News.
Photographer Marcus Santos told the New York Daily News: “He comes after me, starts shoving and punching me. One time, right in the chin. And then he started shoving me, and pushing me. Then he goes the other way.”
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The volatile “30 Rock” star was obtaining a license to wed fiancee and yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas.
“He was looking mad,” said Santos. “He said, ‘Step back, step back.’ I said, ‘We’re moving back.’”
Baldwin later took to Twitter to defend himself, even coining a new hashtag:
A "photographer" almost hit me in the face with his camera this morning.#allpaparazzishouldbewaterboarded
— AB (@alecbaldwin) June 19, 2012