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Alec Baldwin has been open about his interest in politics, and he very recently opened up about it in an interview with Vanity Fair.
The newlywed told the August issue of the magazine “I think I do want to go into politics. I really, really do...And I don’t know if I will.”
The 30 Rock actor went on to say, “If I want to run, run for what? You have to stop and ask a lot of whys. Run for the glory? Run to complete some missing piece of myself? I can keep doing what I’m doing for a living now and be perfectly happy.”
But according to The Wrap, Baldwin’s brother, Billy Baldwin, is echoing his brothers interest in running for office while on Piers Morgan Live on Tuesday.
"I think on one level it's very real. I think he's very committed and extremely bright and knowledgeable and I think he could do it and he could run," Billy said. "On the other hand, I'm not quite sure if he's cut from the proper cloth because it requires a lot of tolerance and a lot of patience and..."
Morgan interjected to say the actor is "a bit hot-headed,” but Billy defended his brother and said “Let me remind you that John McCain and Rudy Giuliani are quite the same and they are very successful and highly effective politicians."