Alec Baldwin seems to backing away from plans to possibly run for mayor of New York City, telling director Stephen Daldry in his “Here’s the Thing” podcast that he’s lost his enthusiasm for the process. “I’ve lost my appetite,” he said to Daldry, who teased the 30 Rock actor that the new podcast was simply a vehicle to launch Baldwin’s political career. “Plus the people that are running for mayor — I know this is terrible — I look at them and I don’t see myself in that crowd. They’re like a guy on a date that you can tell he just can’t wait to get his hand up your blouse before even the lights go out in the theatre. They’re all just so horny for it. Horny for their own ascension.”

Baldwin said to enter politics would mean he’d basically be giving up “this wonderful life I have now in exchange for the chance to ‘really change things?’ Yeah, I’m not quite sure you can anymore.”

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