Alec Baldwin is disappointed by Shia LaBeouf's decision to make their personal emails public.
The Lawless actor recently left the new Broadway production of Orphans, which he was due to star in with Baldwin, and in a bid to prove he didn't leave because of "creative differences" as had been claimed, LaBeouf tweeted emails between him and various members of the cast and crew including Baldwin, co-star Tom Sturridge and director Dan Sullivan.
Baldwin told the New York Times: "You expect communications to be private, because everyone wants this process to be as collegial as possible. Everyone is very sad about what's happened."
The Transformers star posted the email he sent Baldwin, which was entitled "apology" and read: "A man can tell you he was wrong ... He can apologise, even if sometimes its just to put an end to the bickering. Alec, I'm sorry for my part of a disagreeable situation (sic)."
Baldwin's response read: "I've been through this before. It's been a while. And perhaps some of the particulars are different. But it comes down to the fact that what we all do now is critical. Perhaps especially for you."
"I don't have an unkind word to say about you. You have my word."
The email was accompanied by LaBeouf's return message: "Same. be well. good luck on the play. you'll be great. (sic)"
The message from Sullivan read: "I'm too old for disagreeable situations. You're one hell of a great actor. Alec is who he is. You are who you are. You two are incompatible. I should have known it. This one will haunt me. You tried to warn me. You said you were