Jackson to Voters: ‘Wake the Fuck Up’

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 01:  Host Samuel L Jackson speaks onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)

    Michael Buckner

    Samuel L. Jackson has already tweeted 57 ways to spell the word motherfucker, and now he’s found a way to put his F bombs to political use. The legendary actor is starring in an upcoming ad in which he tells voters to “Wake the fuck up, vote for Obama,” a riff on his video narration of Adam Mansbach’s children’s book, Go the F--k to Sleep. “It’s definitely going to get attention,” said Mansbach, who wrote the script for the provocative new ad. The Jewish Council for Education and Research super PAC is fronting the money for the project and will air the ad on YouTube on Sept. 24.

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