Mar 4, 2021

Alec Baldwin deactivates Twitter account over 'switching accents' joke

Alec Baldwin has deactivated his Twitter account following reaction to a joke he made about "Switching accents". In an Instagram video, Baldwin said he was leaving Twitter because some users had not understood the irony behind his comment about Anderson. Baldwin may not be gone for good as Twitter accounts can be reactivated within 30 days. Ms Baldwin defended herself in December, explaining she grew up bilingual and the family split their time between Boston and Spain. Ms Baldwin explained that her accent could change because she regularly switched between Spanish and English, adding that she mixed the two when she got "Nervous or upset".

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