Alec Baldwin saw red yesterday after a British journalist accused his wife Hilaria of using Twitter as they attended the funeral of the late 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini.

The '30 Rock' star referred to the Daily Mail journo George Stark as a 'toxic little queen' in a series of now deleted tweets which he posted after the service at the New York church.

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Alec Baldwin arrives at the funeral of James Gandolfini

During the funeral, tweets appeared to be sent from Hilaria's account asking followers for wedding anniversary ideas.

But a source close to Hilaria told our cousins at The Huffington Post in the US that she had just been retweeting updates that had been tweeted during the service and was not actively tweeting inside the church.

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Alec and Hilaria Baldwin

The actor's publicist, Matthew Hiltzik sent HuffPost the following statement: "It is disgraceful that this reporter manufactured a story and never called for comment or explanation - especially when it needlessly diverted attention away from a day to honor the memory of a beloved figure like Mr Gandolfini."

Here's that now-deleted rant in full...

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  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Jamie Lynn Sigler attends the funeral for actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Chris Noth and Julianna Margulies leave the funeral of actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leaves the funeral of Actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Television writer and producer David Chase attends the funeral for Actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Aida Turturro (2nd L) attends the funeral for actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Mario Batali (R) and Steve Schirripa attend the funeral for actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actors Aida Turturro (2nd from L) and Edie Falco attend the funeral for actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Chris Noth attends the funeral for actor James Gandolfini at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

  • Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after funeral services actor James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Men hold umbrellas as pallbearers walk with a casket containing the body of actor James Gandolfini at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after funeral services for Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Edie Falco

    Actress Edie Falco embraces a woman as she arrives for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Mario Batali

    Chef Mario Batali, background center, walks out of Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after funeral services actor James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Actress Edie Falco leaves the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Aida Tuturro

    Actress Aida Turturro leaves the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth

    Actors Julianna Margulies, left, and Chris Noth, center, leave the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Edie Falco, Aida Tuturro

    Actresses Aida Turturro, left, and Edie Falco, leave the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Jamie Lynn Sigler

    Actress Jamie Lynn Sigler arrives for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • James Gandolfini, David Chase, Brad Grey

    HBO CEO Richard Plepler, left, Paramount CEO Brad Grey, center, and Soprano's creator David Chase, top second from right, leave the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after the funeral service for James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

  • James Gandolfini, John Turturro

    Actor John Turturro, right, leaves the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after the funeral service for James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

  • James Gandolfini, Jamie Lynn Sigler

    Actress Jamie Lynn Sigler, center, leaves the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after the funeral service for James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

  • James Gandolfini, Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine after the funeral service for James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

  • Vincent Pastore, Aida Turturro

    Actor Vincent Pastore and actress Aida Turturro, right, arrive for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Steve Schirripa arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Michael Gandolfini

    Michael Gandolfini, left, son of James Gandolfini, arrives for the funeral service of his father, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Edie Falco, Aida Tuturro

    Actresses Edie Falco, second left, and Aida Turturro, right, arrive for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Edie Falco

    Actress Edie Falco arrives for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Edie Falco, Aida Tuturro

    Actresses Edie Falco, second left, and Aida Turturro, right, arrive for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Dominic Chianese

    Actor Dominic Chianese arrives at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine for funeral services actor James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • Women embrace outside of Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine before funeral services actor James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • James Gandolfini

    Actor Jerry Adler arrives at the the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine for the funeral service for James Gandolfini, Thursday, June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano in the HBO show "The Sopranos", died while vacationing in Italy last week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

  • John Ventimiglia, Michael Imperioli

    Actors John Ventimiglia, left, and Michael Imperioli arrive for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Joe Pantoliano

    Actor Joe Pantoliano arrives for the funeral service of James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," in New York's the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, Thursday, June 27, 2013. The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: People arrive for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Jerry Alder arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Hilaria Thomas, wife of Alec Baldwin, arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Tony Sirico arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Members of the media photograph attendees arriving at actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Alec Baldwin arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Members of the media photograph attendees arriving at actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    Mourners outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Actor Alec Baldwin arrives for actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Police monitor the arrival of guests at actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Funeral For Actor James Gandolfini

    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Members of the general public wait in line to attend actor James Gandolfini's funeral at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine on June 27, 2013 in New York City. Gandolfini passed away on June 19, 2013 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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    Flowers are delivered at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrives at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrives at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    New york Jets owner Woody Johnson (C) arrives at the Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini on June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died on June 19. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Mourners line up outside the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • US-ENTERTAINMENT-TELEVISION-GANDOLFINI

    Mourners arrive at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Dominic Chianese (L), best known as Junior in The Sopranos, arrives at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Edith 'Edie' Falco(C), best known as Carmela Soprano in The Sopranos, arrives at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for funeral service for 'Sopranos' actor James Gandolfini June 27, 2013 in New York. Gandolfini, who was on a working vacation in Rome, died last week. An autopsy determined his death was the result of a heart attack. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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