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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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106.

greg    

Is this the super bowl commercial where Jeff Rubin "confused" S.L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne? I didnt know LF replaced SLJ as Nick Fury? Truth is Jeff Rubin was correct when he mentioned Marvel and tied SLJ to "the super bowl commercial". But leave it to the race card-waving SLJ to exploit Jeff's uncertainty. Jeff, where's your confidence? Next time someone tests your knowledge, bring your "A" game or you will be made a fool simply for not being sure, even if your original premise is correct. Where's SLJ's apology? Where's yours, you crybaby bitches?

222 days ago
107.

greg    

http://hollywoodlife.com/2014/02/02/captain-america-2-trailer-super-bowl-commercial-2014-the-winter-soldier/comment-page-1/#comment-2440564
Apparently SLJ is above caring that his character, Nick Fury, is aired during the superbowl. Marvel, Captain America 2, and the Superbowl--it must be Laurence Fishburne. Try again, retards.

222 days ago
108.

Rw3535    

You're a real prick, Harvey! Getting real tired of ur misleading reports, TMZ. I really needed this Lohan Penthouse deal to be true, for, uh, science. F%#$&@NG DOUCHE!

222 days ago
109.

OhPuhleeze    

They are both unprofessional tools.

Yes, everyone makes mistakes. However, a guy like Sam who has been in the biz for years should still be professional enough to do his research before interviewing anyone.

SLJ has major anger issues. Seriously, dude. It was an asinine mistake by Sam but you could have handled it better. And you really need to grow up and stop making everything about race. Have you considered therapy?

222 days ago
110.

Ed Biker    

Sam Jackson thinks he is god. He's not, just another actor and close to the end of his run. Bye bye soon, Sam.

222 days ago
111.

porkchop    

How very petty and unprofessional of Jackson to not only make this about race but to also continue to belittle a newsman who is apologizing and trying to carry on with the interview. No longer a fan Mr Jackson...

222 days ago
112.

Chris    

Always loved S.J. as an actor but just lost the respect I had for him. Just because this reporter makes a mistake and gets him mixed up with another actor he has to go to the RACE CARD! Wow, Really?

222 days ago
113.

carlos miranda    

THESE ACTORS NEED TO GET OVER THEMSELVES AND THERE EGOS. AND ALSO PUT THAT DAMN RACE CARD BACK IN YOUR WALLET. IT IS SO TIRING TO HEAR THE B.S !!!!

222 days ago
114.

Dennis R. Blood    

Samuel you were to easy on that FOOL man!

You should of gone "PULP FICTION" on and pulled out
your great line where you& John T. were eating at the
restaurant and said what is "FONTZ".
COOL MAN, he might of remember you then.

222 days ago
115.

joe bish    

just hilarious, but then if the liberal biased media wasn't into sucking up to blacks, stuff like this wouldn't happen, keep up the great work guys, you made my day

222 days ago
116.

News Flash     

I didn't know Samuel Jackson was such a hot head. To go on and on when Sam Rubin apologized right away. To say "No, we ALL don't look alike." was stupid. I can see him having a protest march right now...Here the "F" comes Al Sharpton,Jesse Jackson...Soon to get the White House involved to make up a Law of the proper way for an apologetic white man to interview an angry, racist black man...

222 days ago
117.

Kellykr    

I love Samuel L. Jackson. I think he was very funny. sorry to say America is still very racist, people just don't like to admit it. I think SLJ handled himself well

222 days ago
118.

nynlyvs    

He is the best black actor today

222 days ago
119.

nynlyvs    

I had to say it like that because he said it first!! Truly live that dude! so he has always just said it like it is even in the movies! He takes no crap and dishes it right back

222 days ago
120.

Erk    

He should have quoted Ezekiel and then pumped him full of lead.

222 days ago
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