Alec Baldwin Ordered To Anger Management After Alleged Parking Spot Fight

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The charge is a violation, the lowest level of offence.

Actor Alec Baldwin has agreed to attend an anger management class to resolve a criminal case stemming from a skirmish over a parking space.

Baldwin previously entered a not guilty plea to charges in a November court appearance.

The 60-year-old U.S. actor appeared in court charged with punching the man on 2 November during the dispute in front of his Manhattan apartment. The former "30 Rock" star's lawyer says he'll be vindicated by "incontrovertible video evidence".

Criminal Court Judge Herbert Moses asked Baldwin a series of questions, concluding with, "Are you pleading guilty because you are guilty?"

This article was originally published by CBS News on January 23, 2019 at 10:24 a.m. ET.

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The woman told police she then accompanied Brown and his friends to his hotel room at the Mandarin Oriental in central Paris. The woman told police that she met Brown at a nightclub and he invited her back to his hotel room along with another woman.

We covered the story at the time; Baldwin nearly immediately denied the assault allegations, and the case wound its way through court the last couple months with a fair amount of drama along the way.

"Normally, I would not comment on something as egregiously misstated as today's story", a post on his foundation's Twitter account said after the incident.

In a second tweet, Baldwin continued, "The press reported that I punched someone. A man was punched in NY recently and died", Baldwin tweeted, along with a link to a news article about a fatal bar fight in Queens last November. I wanted to go on the record stating as much. "He's an asshole. He stole my spot", Baldwin reportedly said at the time, adding, "I did push him".

The incident was not the first time that Baldwin's temper made headlines.

In 2011, American Airlines personnel tossed him off a flight when he refused to turn off his cell phone as the pilot prepared for departure, which is standard procedure.

In 2014, NY police took Baldwin into custody after he rode his bicycle the wrong way on Fifth Avenue and for alleged disorderly conduct after police demanded to see his identification, according to several media reports.