Alec Baldwin, Show Not Returning to MSNBC

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Alec Baldwin and his show will not be returning to MSNBC's lineup.

"We are jointly confirming that 'Up Late' will not continue on MSNBC," the network and a rep for Baldwin confirmed in a statement.

MSNBC suspended the actor's late-night talk show "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" on Nov. 15 after he allegedly used an anti-gay epithet during a verbal altercation with a photographer on the same day a woman stalking him was sentenced to jail time.

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Baldwin later posted an apology on the MSNBC website saying, "I did not intend to hurt or offend anyone with my choice of words, but clearly I have."

Earlier this week, Baldwin tried to poke fun at the incident, telling a male member of his entourage, "I love you in that way."

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He also admitted that he should have been more careful with his choice of words, especially given his role as a dad to 3-month-old Carmen.

"If in any context in the world that we live in today, if any word is remotely offensive to people, then I'm perfectly willing to learn a different word," he said.

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