Alec Baldwin and Fifty Shades producer Dana Brunetti engaged in a heated Twitter war on Wednesday, after Brunetti stated that the actor’s new memoir, Nevertheless, contains lies about a co-star’s age while they were filming the 2006 film Mini’s First Time.
Complete with name-calling, threats and insults, the two duked it out in a series of tweets because, according to Baldwin’s book, he says that he wasn’t aware that Nikki Reed — his stepdaughter in the film who his character was having an affair with — was underage until toward the end of the filming and “flipped out” because the producers had told him something different.
Brunetti called Baldwin out in an 11-tweet summary saying that Baldwin did know how old Reed was.
Baldwin then tweeted today, “And Hollywood producers like Brunetti never do anything shady or unethical?” The response ignited a very long back-and-forth, with Brunetti then replying, “Name something I’ve done shady or unethical, Alec. You lied, face it, admit it and move on. I’m not afraid of bullies like you.”
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Baldwin tweeted back: “SAG rules require releases for scenes involving physical contact with minors. I take you have a copy of that?”
Read the full exchange below, which also features writer-director Nick Guthe weighing in on the matter and Brunetti telling Baldwin, “I’ll bury you.”
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