Alec Baldwin’s MSNBC Show Canceled Following Gay Slur

Host Alec Baldwin speaks onstage at the 2nd Annual NFL Honors on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in New Orleans.
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Alec Baldwin’s MSNBC show “Up Late” was canceled, the network said Tuesday, after the actor received criticism for using a gay slur, the New York Times confirmed.

“This is a mutual parting and we wish Alec all the best,” MSNBC said in a statement.

The New York Post first broke the news, which also reported that the cancellation was due in part to Baldwin’s behavior in general.

MSNBC initially suspended Baldwin on Nov. 15.

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