Samuel L. Jackson: Trump is 'ruining the planet and all kinds of other s---'
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Actor Samuel L. Jackson railed against President TrumpDonald John TrumpNASA exec leading moon mission quits weeks after appointment The Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard' MORE in a wide-ranging interview released this week, accusing the president of “ruining the planet” and all “kinds of other shit.”

“This motherf---er is like ruining the planet and all kinds of other crazy shit,” Jackson said asked about his opposition to Trump in an interview with Esquire released Tuesday.

He also criticized those who might be reluctant to voice their opposition because they are worried about their careers, saying “if you’re not saying anything, then you’re complicit.” 


“And I wouldn’t give a f--- if I was a garbageman and I had a Twitter account; I’d tweet that shit out,” Jackson said. “I’m not thinking about who I am and what my job is when I do that shit.”

Jackson also shared a message to fans who dislike his views on Trump.

“I know how many motherf---ers hate me. ‘I’m never going to see a Sam Jackson movie again.’ F--- I care?” Jackson said. “If you never went to another movie I did in my life, I’m not going to lose any money. I already cashed that check. F--- you. Burn up my videotapes. I don’t give a f---. ‘You’re an actor. Stick to acting.’ ‘No, motherf---er. I’m a human being that feels a certain way.’ "

“And some of this shit does affect me, because if we don’t have health care, shit, and my relatives get sick, they’re going to call my rich ass,” he continued. “I want them to have health care. I want them to be able to take care of themselves. This is how I feel. And I count to one hundred some days before I hit ‘send,’ because I know how that shit is.”

During the interview, the 70-year-old actor also spoke about growing up during segregation. 

“I don’t think I was ever angry about it,” Jackson said. “I’m angrier now about it than I was then just because I see these guys and I know these are the same guys: Trump and all those assholes, Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report — After contentious week, Trump heads for Japan Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard' New Yorker cover titled 'The Shining' shows Graham, McConnell, Barr polishing Trump's shoes MORE. But they’re the same fucking guys. And when I hear their voices, I hear the same voices. Those twangs where they didn’t specifically call you ‘n-----,’ they said ‘nigra.’ ‘The nigras.’ "

“There was no doubt about where they stood, that you were never going to be their equal and, if possible, they were going to make sure you never had as much shit as they had,” he continued. “And they were worried about the chasteness of their women, and miscegenation, and not having enough of them, there being more of us than there are of them.”

Jackson has been a vocal critic of Trump since the president took office.

Last year, Jackson took to Twitter to criticize Trump's talk of arming teachers to prevent school shootings.

“Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthaf---- that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!” Jackson tweeted at the time.

He also emphatically endorsed Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibSteyer plans impeachment push targeting Democrats over recess Tlaib urges Mnuchin to seek personal legal advice Pelosi faces tipping point on Trump impeachment MORE’s (D-Mich.) call to impeach Trump after she told supporters at an event that “we’re going to go in and impeach the motherf---er."

Trump and Jackson also feuded ahead of the 2016 election when Trump claimed that Jackson cheated at golf.