28/06/2013 03:49 BST | Updated 28/06/2013 04:31 BST

Alec Baldwin In Twitter Rant Against Daily Mail Journo George Stark Who Accuses Wife Of Tweeting During James Gandolfini Funeral

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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