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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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286.

lakergirl    

Sam has a right to be offended if he eants to. Sam is an entertainment reporter & a professional. How hard is it to google? Someone left a comment that they look alike; Sam & Laurence look NOTHING alike. & I dont think Sam's response was as bad as people say. He was being sarcastic. When has SLJ NOT been sarcastic.

252 days ago
287.

ElisabethIsDisgusting    

Sam Rubin must be the laziest man on earth. He obviously expended ZERO effort in preparing for his interview. Even a quick chat with the office interns would have alerted him to the minefield he was going to step into!

252 days ago
288.

Mike    

Mel Gibson, who everybody hates on, put this Rubin clown in his place back in 2010... do a web search for the interview. I love Mel Gibson and he's gonna make a killer comeback with his Viking movie!

252 days ago
289.

Mike    

Mel Gibson, who everybody hates on, put this Rubin clown in his place back in 2010... do a web search for the interview. I love Mel Gibson and he's gonna make a killer comeback with his Viking movie!

252 days ago
290.

Linda    

Jackson needs to get over himself. That was the most ridiculous over the top tirade ever. What an ass

252 days ago
291.

Jesse Chase    

He needs to say "I didn't watch the super bowl". Because the only thing that could save him now would be having never seen the commercial. Maybe he just thought he heard that Sam was in a super bowl commercial.

252 days ago
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Gambit3    

I'm not a huge fan of Samuel Jackson but COME ON?! Lawrence Fishburne? How do you even confuse them; who cares if they are both black, they look nothing alike in ANY way plus I do like L. Fishburne lol

251 days ago
293.

Vote2012    

That dumb white guy.....now he is labeled a racist for the rest of his life.

251 days ago
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Mr Barcliff    

This wasnt as bad as TMZ put in headlines, I agree with the Entertainment reporter. TMZ over hypes tories when there basic at best. Same made some jokes but, it wasnt like Sam attacked the guy verbally!!!! LGNM

251 days ago
295.

Private    

Everyone makes a mistake from time to time were
human. Let me say Samuel Jackson is a very rude person. A few Christmas go after a Laker's Christmas game. My Son was waiting patiently to shake his hand. He went off on my high school Son. We lost all respect for him that day as an actor. So don't be quick to judge Samuel Jackson! We forgave you!!

249 days ago
296.

DAXTON    

These black clowns need to cool it. What a nincompoop!

249 days ago
297.

Jesse    

S. Jackson took it waaaay too seriously and went overboard. Reporters makes mistakes all the time. You would not see someone like Tom Cruise make a fool out of himself, like Jackson did, over a simple error. Get over yourself Jackson.

249 days ago
298.

Jesse    

S. Jackson took it waaaay too seriously and went overboard. Reporters makes mistakes all the time. You would not see someone like Tom Cruise make a fool out of himself, like Jackson did, over a simple error. Get over yourself Jackson.

249 days ago
299.

gmcne71933    

OMG.....I thought Jackson was Alec Baldwin

248 days ago
300.

Jacob Yambrick    

They look the same, apples and oranges. Why do black people resort to rage and the public thinks it's acceptable? If a white guy was doing an interview and was mistaken for someone else, first of all he wouldn't blow up for no reason, but if he did the story would be about his crappy attitude, not the person getting their name wrong. TMZ HAS DOUBLE RACE STANDARDS!

247 days ago
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