Eric Stonestreet of 'Modern Family' denies getting 'kicked out' of Dodgers game
Eric Stonestreet of "Modern Family" took to his official Twitter page to clear up a report about himself.
"I did NOT get kicked out of the Dodgers game last night," Stonestreet Tweeted on September 16. "Did i get escorted to the top of the stairs by security? yes. yes i sure did."
It was reported by TMZ that the actor was escorted out of his seat at a Los Angeles Dodgers game on Saturday, September 15, after allegedly getting into a verbal confrontation with a St. Louis Cardinals fan. The report also includes a video which shows members of a security team escorting Stonestreet out of the camera's view up a set of stairs.
Stonestreet is likely best known for his role on "Modern Family" as Cameron Tucker. The actor won an Emmy Award in 2010 for the role and has been nominated for two Golden Globes.
He is also up for an Emmy for the role in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category for the upcoming Emmy Awards on September 23. The show was nominated for 14 Emmy Awards, the most of any sitcom.
The 41-year-old actor has also appeared in "American Horror Story," "Bad Teacher," "Nip/Tuck," "NCIS" and "Pushing Daisies."
In July, Stonestreet and his fellow cast members Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell and Ed O'Neill settled a contract dispute for season 4 of the popular sitcom.
"Modern Family" is slated to premiere its new season on September 26. ABC is the parent company of OnTheRedCarpet.com.