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OTRC: Josh Duhamel kicked off plane for refusing to turn off Blackberry phone

Josh Duhamel appears in a scene from the 2010 movie 'Live as We Know It'. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Josh Duhamel, an actor and husband of Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie, was recently kicked off a plane after refusing to turn off his Blackberry phone.

The 38-year-old's spokesperson told press outlets, including KABC Television, OnTheRedCarpet.com's parent company, that Duhamel is "sorry" for the incident, which occured while the aircraft was on the runway in New York, and that the actor was texting on his BlackBerry about his flight being delayed.

The plane, which was scheduled to fly to Kentucky, was sent back to the gate following the incident and the actor was escorted off. Passengers are prohibited from using cell phones and other electronics during certain times of flights, including take-off.

Duhamel has appeared in movies such as "When in Rome" and "Transformers" and most recently starred in the comedy "Life As We Know It" with Katherine Heigl.

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