Baldwin banned from Philippines

Alec Baldwin has been banned from entering the Philippines - even after the actor publicly apologised for joking about sex trafficking in the country.

Alec Baldwin has been banned from entering the Philippines - even after the actor publicly apologised for joking about sex trafficking in the country.

The country's Bureau of Immigration has closed its borders to the star, according to a statement released by the government office..

Immigration Commissioner Marcelino Libanan said: "By being on the bureau’s blacklist, Baldwin is forbidden from entering the country as he is deemed an undesirable alien."

The actor incurred the wrath of authorities in the Philippines after he told US TV host David Letterman that he was contemplating paying for a "Filipino mail-order bride" to father more children during an interview last week.

He later took to his blog to apologise for making light of the grave matter.

He wrote: "I apologise for the perceived insensitivity of that remark."

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