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Samuel L. Jackson Says Gun Control Policies & Movies Are Not To Blame For Shootings

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Celebrity Interviews, Celebrity News, Movies | Comments Off

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, gun control policies have come under spotlight.  And movies like Tom Cruise‘s Jack Reacher and Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino‘s Christmas Day movie about a slave turned bounty hunter starring Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson, have responded by canceling premieres because of their heavy gun use.  But Samuel L. Jackson has spoken out and said that gun control policies and movies aren’t necessarily to blame when disasters like this happen. In an interview with L.A. Times, Samuel said that the key to preventing disasters such as this is teaching people about the value of life.

Samuel L Jackson Wake The Fuck Up Samuel L. Jackson Says Gun Control Policies & Movies Are Not To Blame For Shootings

“I don’t think it’s about more gun control,” said Samuel L. Jackson, who stars as a conniving house slave in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming revenge fantasy ”Django Unchained.”"I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren’t taught the value of life.”

Parents and role models who emphasize that value, he said, will accomplish more than legislators reducing the number of firearms. 

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Judge Prevents Rapper Meek Mill From Performing

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Celebrity Concert, Celebrity Crimes, Celebrity News | Comments Off

Talk about your past coming back to haunt you.  According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Meek Mill has been ordered to have several seats and not do any performances, except for charity.  He can’t even travel. He’s been grounded.  Why the ruling?  Because back in 2008 Meek Mill, who’s real name is Robert Williams, was convicted for gun and drug charges.

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“You need to get yourself together,” Judge Genece Brinkley said early on in Monday’s 21/2-hour probation hearing in Common Pleas Court in Philadelphia. Although this time of year is especially lucrative for performers, she said, “you are going to be home for Christmas and New Year’s.”

The central issue, she said, was Williams’ violation of her order to stop scheduling performances as of Nov. 16, when he was to appear in court and ask her to reinstate his travel permit. 

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