Alec Baldwin was all sorts of crazy this morning when he and his soon-to-be wife Hilaria Thomas left the city Marriage License Bureau. NY Daily News photographer Marcus Santos got himself punched square in the chin after he snapped Alec’s picture outside the Worth St. office. Apparently getting a license to marry isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Santos explained the angry situation, “He was looking mad. He said, ‘Step back, step back.’ I said, ‘We’re moving back.’”
He even told the 30 Rock actor to back off!
“I said, ‘Don’t touch him’. I knew he was going to attack me. I stepped back, and he kept coming. 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.”
And yes there was an eyewitness on hand to verify the situation. Eyewitness Goran Veljic said he saw Baldwin get all crazy eyed. “He was like crazy, you know? There was an eruption of mad. … You’re going to get a marriage license, you should be happy. What happened with this guy?”
Baldwin even took to his Twitter to confirm his encounter tweeting, “A ‘photographer’ almost hit me in the face with his camera this morning. #allpaparazzishouldbewaterboarded”