Samuel L Jackson receives flak for perceived homophobic birthday tweet for Donald Trump

FP Staff

Jun,17 2018 17:08:13 IST

Samuel L Jackson has been receiving flak for what is being seen as an anti-gay tweet by the legendary actor.

The Pulp Fiction actor tweeted a happy birthday message to President Donald Trump on Friday (15 June). In the tweet he wrote, "Must have been a party at The White House, Mitch, Paul, Rudy & others were spotted wearing knee pads & carrying these lined up outside. Happy Birthday". With the tweet was attached a picture of something called After Dick Mints with the tagline 'Going Down?'.

Following this, Samuel L Jackson received a barrage messages and tweets condemning his tweet. Some didn't get the humor in it, and others called it outright homophobic.

Samuel L Jackson is yet to react to the controversy.

Updated Date: Jun 17, 2018 17:08 PM