Former MSNBC anchor David Shuster who had trouble controlling his own temper on the network and eventually lost his job over his inability to practice self-control is now giving advice to actor Alec Baldwin after his temper tantrum on an American Airlines flight last week.

From FishbowlDC

As everyone knows by now, actor Alec Baldwin got into that tiff on Tuesday with an American Airlines stewardess over “Words With Friends,” a computer word game he was playing on his smartphone at LAX before takeoff. Reports have him slamming the bathroom door and acting like an a$$h@!&. Ultimately he got himself thrown off the plane.

But funnier still is the prospect of Current TV substitute anchor David Shuster serving as Baldwin’s mean therapist. He wrote on Twitter Tuesday, “@alecbaldwin The 45 minutes you cost all of those AA passengers… they will never get it back. 1) Apologize 2) get some therapy, man.” Moments later, added, “@alecbaldwin U insult AA flight attendants after the crap you pulled? Spare us your spoiled narcisiism. Do charter flights + get therapy.”

Shuster has his work cut out for him. Few can forget that incident in which Baldwin left a voicemail message for his daughter, calling her a “thoughtless little pig.”

Yes, Baldwin is a loud mouthed Hollywood liberal, but there is something oddly ironic about the intemperate Shuster advising Baldwin to get therapy after some of his outbursts on television.

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