Some days ago, joining a first class group of airline offenders like Josh Duhamel, Minka Kelly, Billie Joe Armstrong and so on, the 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin was reportedly asked to leave a Los Angeles-New York American Airlines flight for playing Words with Friends, a mobile word game. Check out our full list of celebrities who had trouble in planes.
53-year-old actor Alec Baldwin recently made headlines when he was unceremoniously kicked off an American Airlines flight after refusing to turn off his iPhone in December 2011. It is shocking that Alec Baldwin’s recent on-flight freakout could possibly result in American Airlines entirely removing his show “30 Rock” in which the actor has received two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and six Screen Actors Guild Awards from the line-up of in-flight entertainment. Alec Baldwin later claimed American Airlines lacked "common sense, style and service” while the airline countered that he was booted for calling the crew "inappropriate names."
In December 2011, the 30 Rock star was forced to deplane a Los Angeles-New York American Airlines flight due to refusing to turn off his iPhone after being asked to do so by a flight attendant
The New Year's Eve star Josh Duhamel was escorted off of a plane last year after he refused to turn his BlackBerry off before takeoff. According to a passenger, the actor was "very rude", "taunting the attendant and laughing off multiple requests to shut it off. Talking about this incident, Josh Duhamel said: "I learned that it's best to always turn them off," and added that the incident was "not my favorite." After repeated requests were ignored, the flight attendant called for backup and the plane turned off the runway and went back to the gate.
The Transformers star Josh Duhamel, 39, who recently can not understand his singer wife Fergie’s pregnancy rumors had been texting about his flight being delayed, and "he's sorry”
Other Hollywood stars that have had trouble in the air include Whitney Houston, Gerard Depardieu, Minka Kelly and Kevin Smith.
The "So Emotional" singer was nearly booted from a Delta Airlines flight out of Atlanta in October 2011 when refusing to buckle her seatbelt
Billie Joe Armstrong
The lead singer of Green Day was forced to deplane a Southwest Airlines flight in September 2011 when Billie Joe Armstrong refused to pull up his baggy pants. "Don't you have better things to do then worry about that?" he sniped
Another celebrity-the French actor was removed from his flight to Dublin after he urinated in the aisle in August 2011
In September 2010, the Charlie's Angels star Minka Kelly had an epic meltdown on a flight from NY to LAX when she wasn't allowed to put her dog on her seat in first class during takeoff
In September 1999, the diva Diana Ross was detained for several hours for allegedly assaulting a guard at London's Heathrow Airport
Hollywood director Kevin Smith was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight from Oakland to Burbank, California in February 2010 because of his weight. Interestingly, after this ashamed incident, the Mallrats director posed more than 50 angry Twitter messages to his more than 1.6 million followers decrying the airline in the following 24 hours.
Due to his weight, the plane's captain deemed him a "safety risk." Southwest Airlines later apologized and pointed out that Smith usually purchases two seats when he travels
Celebrities Get Trouble in Planes: Alec Baldwin, Josh Duhamel, Whitney Houston, Gerard Depardieu, Minka Kelly and More (Pictures)