Samuel L. Jackson on Django Unchained, the N-Word

The veteran movie star opens up about his most complex role yet.

Posted: 12/21/2012 10:00 AM EST
Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson may be best known in the zeitgeist for his liberal use of the F-word, but his new film, Django Unchained, is raising a lot of eyebrows over another controversial term.

The veteran actor, who reteams with his Pulp Fiction director Quentin Tarantino for Django, opens up to us about what drew him to the role of Stephen, a "house n*****" who becomes threatened by Django's mission and quest for freedom. Jackson also discusses his own history with the N-word, and what it means to him.

Watch the video below for more.

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