Samuel L. Jackson is no stranger to controversy. Watch the awkward moment below as he tries to get the interviewer to say the ‘n-word’ in order to continue with the interview.
FOX Houston’s film critic Jake Hamilton definitely couldn’t when he asked Samuel L. Jackson about the brouhaha during a recent sit-down.
“There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the usage of the N-word in this movie,” Hamilton began before Jackson cut him off. “No? Nobody? None? The word would be…?” the actor inquired facetiously.
A comic yet poignant standoff ensued between the two, with Jackson attempting to compel Hamilton to say the word, and Hamilton refusing to at the risk of abandoning the question altogether.