Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria Tomas Baldwin.
Alex Baldwin's MSNBC show "Up Late" is ending.
The New Post reported Tuesday that the host has been fired . A spokesman for Baldwin raised objections to the word "fired," but told the Post, "The show is not coming back . He had questions on whether he wanted to continue ."
MSNBC and Matthew Hilzik , Baldwin's personal spokesperson , also confirming that UP LATE will not continue on MSNBC." MSNBC added ,
This is a mutual parting and we wish Alec the best."
A spokesperson for MSNBC added , "Every episode of 'Up Late' has beaten CNN and the show has increased MSNBC"s audience in the time slot . Alec has been dedicated to developing "Up Late" and spent hours each week in production . He's got great ideas and has a collaborative relationship with the show staff."
Baldwin's hosting gig has been in question for over a week now , since the actor appearednto get angry at a photographer and call a "c..ksucking fag" . He was subsequently suspended from the network for two weeks .
In a blog post for The Huffington Post , Baldwin denied saying the anti-gay slur and also addressed the fate of his MSNBC show . It debuted just one month before the incident .
"Whether the show comes back at all is at issue right now ," Baldwin wrote.
The New York Post's Richard Johnson reported Tuesday that the rant , as well as his "diva-like behavior toward co-workers ," were to blame for Baldwin and MSNBC parting ways .