03.14.2019

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has harsh words for Sen. Mitch McConnell on racism

Actor Samuel L. Jackson has harsh words for Sen. Mitch McConnell on racism

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is not a fan of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and wasn't afraid to slam the Kentucky Republican in a profanity-laced interview this week.

In a wide-ranging discussion with Esquire, the 70-year-old star of the movie "Pulp Fiction" and Marvel franchise stalwart was asked if growing up during racial segregation made him angry.

Jackson — who is the highest-grossing actor in history with 120 films that have raked in $13.3 billion worldwide — said it didn't anger him while growing up in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

"I'm angrier now about it than I was then, just because I see these guys and I know these are the same guys: (President Donald) Trump and all those assholes, Mitch McConnell," Jackson said. "But they're the same (expletive) guys. And when I hear their voices, I hear the same voices."

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