MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry’s sniffling apology to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney drew derision from yet another one of her former colleagues.
“If I cry, will I be forgiven of all my transgressions?” actor Alec Baldwin tweeted on Saturday night, before quickly deleting it. Harris-Perry choked up on air on Saturday as she told the Romneys how very sorry she was for mocking their adopted black grandchild in a panel segment. (RELATED: Melissa Harris-Perry cries in apology to Romney family)
I doubt it RT @ABFalecbaldwin: If I cry, will I be forgiven all of my transgressions?
— rebecca smoochie-g (@duchessrebecca) January 5, 2014
The left-leaning network suspended Baldwin for two weeks in November after he hurled insults and slurs at aggressive paparazzi photographers hounding him and his pregnant wife. Baldwin’s new show, “Up Late With Alec Baldwin,” lasted only five episodes before MSNBC canned him.
Baldwin wasn’t the only former MSNBC host to scoff at the network’s latest debacle following former host Martin Bashir’s ignominious resignation. Former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann heaped scorn on his former employer on Tuesday, tweeting, “Any adults over there?” (RELATED: Keith Olbermann swipes at MSNBC after Melissa Harris-Perry’s apology)