Ireland Baldwin hacked Alec Baldwin's Twitter last night, and the result was a series of questionable selfies, which referenced the movie "Taxi Driver" and seemed largely dependent on a spoon.
BuzzFeed called the selfies "odd," but this is possibly the most whimsical and least contentious thing to come out of Alec Baldwin's Twitter use lately, and we don't hate it.
The Words With Friends player has struggled with the 140-character medium in the past. He's ranted, and quit Twitter, and rejoined Twitter, ranted some more and talked about wishing he knew how to quit Twitter.
You talkin' to me? pic.twitter.com/yGVAQpJmTZ— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) September 24, 2013
Perhaps, for the future, Alec should just let his 17-year-old model daughter run the show ... or take his own weird spoon selfies. Either way.
Ok I'm done - Ireland— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) September 24, 2013
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Adele <a href="http://uk.omg.yahoo.com/news/adele-quits-twitter-newborn-son-receives-death-threats-103514469.html" target="_hplink">quit in November</a> after Twitter trolls bombarded the site with <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/22/adeles-baby-welcomed-with-insults-taunts-twitter-trolls_n_2002156.html" target="_hplink">disgusting insults and taunts</a> when news broke that the "Someone Like You" singer had given birth.
The "30 Rock" star quit Twitter for the second time in July after getting married to Hilaria Thomas. (<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/07/alec-baldwin-quits-twitte_n_1134909.html" target="_hplink">He first quit in December</a>, after ranting about getting booted off an American Airlines flight). Now he's done away with his personal handle, @alecbaldwin, for good, but remains active via his foundation, <a href="https://twitter.com/ABFalecbaldwin" target="_hplink">@ABFoundation</a>.
There are only two words that need to be said about Miley Cyrus quitting Twitter, back in 2009, and they are<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tSOTQPUQoU" target="_hplink"> This. Video</a>.
Make up your mind already! Amanda Bynes took to Twitter to announce that <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/20/amanda-bynes-24-ive-retir_n_618619.html" target="_hplink">she was retiring from acting</a>, at age 24, in June 2010. A month later, Bynes announced <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/07/25/amanda-bynes-unretires-fr_n_658468.html" target="_hplink">she was unretiring from acting</a>. Then, in September the same year, she announced she was <a href="http://popwatch.ew.com/2010/09/10/amanda-bynes-quits-twitter/" target="_hplink">sacking her Twitter account</a>, only to <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/27/amanda-bynes-twitter-return-posts-bare-midriff-pictures-photos_n_814858.html" target="_hplink">reemerge (with skin-baring photos)</a> under the new handle <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/msamandabynes" target="_hplink">@msamandabynes</a>. The <a href="https://twitter.com/msamandabynes" target="_hplink">account is not visible </a>to the public.
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/27/john-mayer-twitter-is-pre_n_553907.html" target="_hplink">John Mayer admitted in June 2010</a> that he was "pretty much done" with his Twitter account, saying that "every night I think about canceling my Twitter account." The <a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/john-mayer-reveals-why-he-quit-twitter-20110713" target="_hplink">self-professed "tweetaholic" did delete his account</a>, but, like any true addict, <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnMayer" target="_hplink">rejoined</a>.
After tweeting what many considered to be dark <a href="http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2011/09/sinead-oconnor-suicide-options-twitter-rant" target="_hplink">suicidal thoughts</a> and cries for sexual attention on her Twitter account in 2011, the singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor did away with her account, the cheekily-named <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/howryeh" target="_hplink">@howryeh</a>. In September 2011, O'Connor, who suffers from bi-polar disorder, told the <em>Guardian </em> that her Twitter posts had been a "cry for help."
He didn't quit, per se, but the "Two and a Half Men" actor and public internet entrepreneur announced he would be seeking <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20544312,00.html" target="_hplink">Twitter management with the firm Katalyst Media</a> after publicly scolding Penn State over the firing of Jerry Sandusky, before he had read news about the molestation scandal. "While I feel that running this feed myself gives me a closer relationship to my friends and fans, I've come to realize that it has grown into more [than] a fun tool to communicate with people," Kutcher wrote on <a href="http://aplusk.posterous.com/twitter-management" target="_hplink">his blog. </a>
He's done it before, but <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/17/chris-brown-deletes-twitt_n_1100090.html" target="_hplink">Chris Brown most recently quit his Twitter account -- and removed most of his timeline -- in November 2011 after <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/17/chris-brown-deletes-twitt_n_1100090.html" target="_hplink">ranting about Rihanna</a>. A sign that Brown had had enough: "I don't say s**t to anybody and everyone feels its cool to attack me. GROWN ADULTS!!!! that s**t happened three years ago!" the singer wrote.