Sunday, July 7, 2013

15 Reasons Why You Should Never Mess With Samuel L. Jackson


1. Samuel L. Jackson is, in a word, intimidating.

15 Reasons Why You Should Never Mess With Samuel L. Jackson
Even when he’s reciting Dr. Seuss-esque poetry for a 2012 campaign ad in support of Barack Obama.
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2. He has a clause written into his movie contracts that says he must be given two days off a week to play golf.

He has a clause written into his movie contracts that says he must be given two days off a week to play golf.
And the producers of his movie must pay for his tee time.
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3. He threatened to boycott the movie Snakes On A Plane when the producers tried to change the title toPacific Flight 121.

He threatened to boycott the movie Snakes On A Plane when the producers tried to change the title to Pacific Flight 121 .
You’re welcome, world.
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4. He requested a purple lightsaber in the Star Warsfilms so he’d be able to spot himself in fight scenes.

He requested a purple lightsaber in the Star Wars films so he'd be able to spot himself in fight scenes.
George Lucas explained lightsabers only come in two colors: red for the Sith and green for the Jedi, but he eventually gave in and even inscribed the letters BMF (“Bad Motherfucker”) on the hilt.
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5. Samuel L. Jackson won’t take your shit on Twitter.

These chicks slinging da shit outta that heavy frisbee! Givin' shout outs w/ every toss!
@SamuelLJackson haha Sam it's called the discus!!
Who the Fuck are you? @LawrenceBJones3 GOOGLE?!

6. Even if you’re a famous critic for The New York Times.

#Avengers fans,NY Times critic AO Scott needs a new job! Let's help him find one! One he can ACTUALLY do!

7. One time he dropped the F-bomb live on Saturday Night Live

…and recovered by calling it “bullshit.”

8. And another time he refused to answer a question during an interview for Django Unchained until the interviewer said the n-word.

The interviewer declined and moved onto the next question.

9. Jackson doesn’t care about being nominated for things; he only cares about winning things.

Source: youtube.com
Source: youtube.com
 
And win things he does.

10. In 1991, his performance in Jungle Fever was so good, the Cannes Film Festival created the category for Best Supporting Actor just so they could give him an award.

In 1991, his performance in Jungle Fever was so good, the Cannes Film Festival created the category for Best Supporting Actor just so they could give him an award.
See?
Image by ©Universal Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

11. Jackson was an usher at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral.

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And was so enraged by the assassination that he and a student group held members of Morehouse College’s Board of Trustees hostage to protest the school’s governance. He was quickly suspended.

12. This is how Samuel L. Jackson amped people up for the 2012 BET Awards.

 
People were effectively amped.

13. Sam is the only person on earth that can look good in any hat.

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One time Bruce Willis dared to wear a hat in front of him and he gave him this look:

One time Bruce Willis dared to wear a hat in front of him and he gave him this look:
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14. He’s 64 years old and has the complexion of a perfectly ripe grape in early summer.

He's 64 years old and has the complexion of a perfectly ripe grape in early summer.
Lookin’ good, Sam!
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15. And, finally, he’s the highest grossing actor in the history of all time.

15 Reasons Why You Should Never Mess With Samuel L. Jackson
According to the Guinness Book Of World Recordshe’s earned $7.42 billion in 68 films. So there’s that.
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via - BuzzFeed

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