In a well-publicized parking spot dispute in New York City last year, Alec Baldwin pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment and agreed to take anger management classes.

Wednesday morning, the hotheaded thespian in a Manhattan courtroom, where he agreed to the district attorney’s recommendation that he attend a short anger-management program and will need to pay a $120 fine as part of his plea.

The D.A. also said at the hearing that they were able to go over video and complaints and that given Baldwin, 60, didn’t have a criminal record, they recommended a violation charge of harassment in the second degree.

The 60-year-old actor was accused of punching a man after they argued over a Greenwich Village parking spot last November — a claim Baldwin denied.

According to the court documents, Baldwin did admit to pushing the man after believing he stole his spot.

Notably, a 2008 leaked voicemail shows Alec has had angry outbursts in the past. He was heard yelling at her and calling her “a rude, thoughtless little pig.” His daughter was just 11 years old at the time of the voicemail.

Baldwin went to Twitter to explain about the news over the parking space:

“Normally, I would not comment on something as egregiously misstated as today’s story. However, the assertion that I punched anyone over a parking spot is false. I wanted to go on the record stating as much.”

Baldwin did admit to shoving the man, telling police at the scene:

“He’s an a**hole. He stole my spot. I did push him.”

Then, Prosecutor Ryan Lipes told Page Six:

“We have had an opportunity to review video surveillance in this case, speak with the witnesses, review the medical records, and speak with the victim.”

“Given that Mr. Baldwin does not have a criminal record, we are prepared to offer a harassment violation in the second degree with the condition that he completes the short anger-management program,” Lipes added.

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Baldwin was quite transparent about his court appearance on Twitter, giving the following details: “1 – At the Criminal Court bldg on Centre Street, I pled guilty to a charge of harassment, a violation. In that bldg today there are 3 murder trials scheduled, one involving a white supremacist who killed someone in Times Square. All the press was outside the courtroom I was in.”

He continued, noting: “2 – the press reported that I punched someone. That is untrue, and that is a serious charge. A man was punched in NY recently and died.”

Baldwin then shared his thought on the justice system, explaining: “3 – nothing that resembles justice ever enters or leaves any courtroom in this country.”

Finally, he noted: “4 – The vermin at Fox News continues to tell a story about ‘an alleged punch.’ There are three cameras in front of my bldg. It didn’t happen.”

Not everyone thought the punishment was just, however, as people weighed in on social media with their reactions. One person noted: “He’s an arrogant POS. He deserves more than anger management classes. He’s acted this way for years.”

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