Samuel L. Jackson Calls Trump’s Bluff, Details Cheating Claim on Seth Myers

January 6, 2016

The Samuel L. Jackson-Donald Trump golf feud continued on Tuesday with some Twitter action and a late-night talk show appearance.

First, let’s provide some context: The feud began when Jackson claimed the Republican presidential candidate was a cheater on the golf course in an interview with United Airlines’ Rhapsody magazine.

Trump shot back on Twitter Tuesday saying they had never played golf together, and that he was “not a fan” of Jackson’s work.

On Tuesday night, Jackson was a guest on “Late Night with Seth Myers,” and during the interview Myers asked Jackson about the feud, and specifically Trump’s claim that the two had never played golf together. The actor responded by saying that he did indeed play a round with Trump and fellow actor Anthony Anderson at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey, and provided details on his cheating claim.

“Yeah, I’ve met him a lot,” Jackson said. “I’ve played golf with him. I actually played golf with him and Anthony Anderson one day … We clearly saw him hit a ball into a lake at Trump National in New Jersey and his caddie told [Trump] he found it.”

Anderson joined the fray Wednesday night, backing up Jackson’s story on Twitter.

Jackson went on to say that Trump called him up one time and invited him to play golf with President Bill Clinton at Trump Ferry Point in New York City. You can watch the full clip from “Late Night with Seth Myers” below.

The ball is now in Trump’s court, and the world awaits his next move. If past behavior is any indication, we would advise Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Anderson not to count on receiving an apology from the Donald.

UPDATE: Donald Trump responded to Samuel L. Jackson’s latest claim with a pair of tweets targeting the actor. In the tweets, Trump accuses Jackson of being a golf cheat and says he doesn’t like Jackson’s swing.


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