Oh, please. Here ia the text of GLAAD's "call out":
Originally Posted by Lanie
By Matt Kane, Associate Director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD |
November 15, 2013
In a post on MSNBC.com, Alec Baldwin issued an apology and announced the network was pulling his talk show Up Late With Alec Baldwin from its schedule tonight and next week. The full post can be seen here.
Tonight, GLAAD's Vice President of Communications, Rich Ferraro, responded to the decision saying "Alec Baldwin still needs to take real action. MSNBC has sent a message that anti-gay slurs carry consequences, and that's an important standard to uphold at a time when LGBT people continue to face disproportionate levels of bullying and violence just because of who they are."
The announcement came following the release of a tape yesterday in which Baldwin is allegedly heard calling a photographer a 'c*cksucking fag.' GLAAD responded to media outlets about the incident: "Mr. Baldwin canít lend his support for equality on paper, while degrading gay people in practice. Itís clearly time he listens to the calls from so many LGBT people and allies to end this pattern of anti-gay slurs.Ē
They don't call for his firing, or for MSNBC to take any action against him. They just tell Baldwin that he has to behave himself so that he can be welcomed back into the fold. It's a slap on the wrist from an organization that wouldn't hesitate to call a conservative who'd said the same thing a bigot and demand his firing or resignation.