Who knows what he ever wanted? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Baldwin recalls once meeting E Jean Carroll, the columnist who alleges that she was raped by Trump in the mids. I hope we can rekindle it all, because it seems to be waning. When I ask how he feels about his friend, the film-maker James Toback, who has been accused of sexual assault or sexual harassment by women, we are firmly back in the holding pattern again. What did it teach him about himself? They also have an 18th-century farmhouse in the Hamptons. Nothing can interrupt him, apart from his pets. Has he got Jack out of his system yet?