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Samuel L. Jackson

DESTROYS News Anchor

I'm Not Laurence Fishburne, YOU MORON!!!

2/10/2014 10:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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WARNING:
This is the MOST PAINFUL interview we've ever watched -- an L.A. news anchor just mistook Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne ... on live TV ... and Sam Jackson completely lost it.

Jackson was sitting for an interview about his new movie "RoboCop" this morning on KTLA -- and for some reason, Entertainment anchor Sam Rubin decided to ask Sam Jackson about his new Super Bowl commercial.

But there's a HUGE problem -- because Sam Jackson did NOT do a Super Bowl commercial this year. Laurence Fishburne did. And that's when Sam Jackson GOES OFF on Rubin.

Rubin scrambles like 90s cable porn ... and desperately tried to apologize ... but Jackson will NOT let him off the hook. It's amazing.



SAM RUBIN

ATTACKS TMZ OVER SAM JACKSON STORY

… TMZ HITS BACK!!!


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Sam Rubin is not having a good day ... and it just got worse.

Hours after the KTLA reporter got his ass REAMED by Samuel L. Jackson for mistaking him for Laurence Fishburne during a live interview, he tried to take TMZ to task for the way we covered the story.

Problems is, TMZ doesn't like being taken to task ... especially when we're right.

That's when Evan stepped in and engaged Rubin in an enlightening civil discussion about their respectful disagreements ... just kidding ... THEY WENT OFF ON EACH OTHER!!!!!

It was all out war on "TMZ Live" .... ya gotta check out the clip!!!!!
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16.

beemo63    

BBBBBBBBBBBBbrutal!!

152 days ago
17.

hollowx    

everyone knows who Samuel l Jackson is. This guy should be fired or forced to watch tmz.

152 days ago
18.

jeebus chris    

Loved him in Blade.

152 days ago
19.

sandramair    

I watched that live this morning OMG so embarrassing

152 days ago
20.

DogsRule    

REALLY? Samuel, you went off on him a little too much! And bringing in "We Don't All Look Alike"! WTF? White people get mistaken for each other all the time!

152 days ago
21.

billybob    

Jackson handled it very cool. It's like Sam Rubin is stating, all blacks would look the same to him. They should fire him, he's a damn racist!

152 days ago
22.

alias337    

I saw the whole interview live; I thought Rubin was asking about the Captain America The Winter Soldier Trailer (it did appear as a Super Bowl commercial didn't it?) even though the interview was to promote the new RoboCop.
When Jackson asked "what commercial" is where this went off the rails. unprofessional interview by Rubin and Jackson

152 days ago
23.

srice2979    

so all black people look alike, so stupid !!

152 days ago
24.

Lionnnnnesssss    

LMAO! "I;ve never done a McDondalds or KFC commercial, I know that is surprising".. funny sh!t.. Sam, Hope you feel super dumb right now

152 days ago
25.

JA    

Hey Samuel, I have the problem, but to me, all whites looked the same to me.

I think Richard Dean Anderson looks like Harrison Ford!

Joking! Just joking! I think the anchor guy didn't do his homework, that's that.

152 days ago
26.

val     

KTLA IS GREAT !!! SAM RUBIN IS GREAT AND ALWAYS AFFABLE AND GRACIOUS !!!! Give Sam a break. I watch him on purpose and mistakes are made everywhere so don't bash him when this guy is so sensitive. NO YOU DON'T ALL LOOK ALIKE AT ALL SO STOP WITH THE REVERSE RACISM !! Most of the blondes all look alike lately and unless you are historically famous and this clown is neither good looking or awesome, they can be confused with someone else. I LIKE LAURENCE FISHBURNE AND THE MAN HE IS AND YOU, I'LL NEVER WATCH ANYTHING YOU'RE IN AGAIN SAMUEL JACKSON. You're no Morgan Freeman or my favorite Bill Cosby most all of us love, you're just a guy who can be replaced by too many others. You are ordinary Mr. Jackson and it was only a mistake by Rubin. WE LOVE HIM, NOT YOU!!!

152 days ago
27.

Macc 6400    

Rubin's a damn moron. If you think dark skin, thin, Sam Jackson looks anything like lightskin, chunky Larry Fishburne, you're just a f'n idiot.

152 days ago
28.

Jaygeo    

They all look the sake to me

152 days ago
29.

Taliaaa    

Lmao it's not that deep, it was funny. Why can't ppl jus laugh sometimes

152 days ago
30.

dj61    

Even is this actor is a tool and has a huge ego and yes ths was a huge faux pas, why is Samuel Jackson making it racist by saying, "We don't all look alike." Enough of the race card already.

152 days ago
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