Samuel L. Jackson is not only the highest-grossing actor of all time but also a cultural icon whose diverse performances have resonated with audiences and generations across the globe. However, the Pulp Fiction actor opened about a phase in his life, when he stopped speaking to his friends due to his medical condition.
Samuel L. Jackson Was Embarrassed To Speak To His Pals
Samuel L. Jackson is undoubtedly one of the most beloved actors on earth. The Hateful Eight actor, whose films have grossed over $27 billion worldwide, once made a startling revelation about his medical condition during his appearance on The Howard Stern Show. The 74-year-old actor said:
“I stuttered really, really, really bad for a long time…to the point that I stopped speaking for, like, almost a year in school.”
“I have no idea [how] but it just does. It clicks a switch that stops the d-d-d b-b-b.”
Samuel L. Jackson Feels Getting Older Comes With Consequences
“I’m getting older every day. I’m kind of old. I know a lot about getting old! I have been around for a while.”
“It’s not just a dirge about Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s about a lot of other different things. As they passed on, I just became more determined to tell this story and get it out there.And make sure people understand that the people they loved are still there, inside that person, so you can’t throw them away. You have to care for them and love them as if they’re still contributing to your life.”