Don Lemon defends Samuel L. Jackson mix-up: ‘Black people do look alike’ [VIDEO]

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Originally posted on Atlanta Daily World:

donlemon1 Don Lemon , CNN anchor and race provocateur du jour, says that KTLA entertainment reporter   Sam Rubin made an understandable mistake when he confused actor Samuel L. Jackson with actor Laurence Fishburne .

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As previously reported by NewsOne, Jackson was making the media rounds to promote his new film, RoboCop, when Rubin asked him about the reaction to his Super Bowl commercial.

There’s only one problem: Jackson wasn’t in a Super Bowl commercial; Fishburne was. That’s when Jackson went all the way in on Rubin.

“You’re as crazy as those people on Twitter,” Jackson playfully scolded. “I’m not Laurence Fishburne! We don’t all look alike!”

“You’re the entertainment reporter?” he said to Rubin in an incredulous tone. “You’re the entertainment reporter for this station and you don’t know the difference between me and Laurence Fishburne?”

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