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Josh Duhamel was allegedly kicked off a plane on Thursday for refusing to turn off his BlackBerry, reported TMZ, citing anonymous sources.

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This is how TMZ tells it: Duhamel was on a flight from New York to Kentucky when a flight attendant asked him to turn off his phone before takeoff. Duhamel refused and started laughing and taunting the flight attendant. After asking Duhamel three times to turn off his phone, the flight attendant asked for backup and the plane returned to the gate.

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Once back at the gate, Duhamel was escorted off the plane by two security guards.

Duhamel's rep said that the actor was texting about the flight being delayed and that he's sorry.

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