Actor Samuel L Jackson at the European Premiere of Kong: Skull Island in London, U.K.February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Jackson told the Associated Press that his comments Monday on the radio station Hot 97 weren't necessarily misunderstood, but his criticism was not of the performers but rather of the system that allows black actors from overseas to take prominent roles in American films.Jackson noted Monday that a lot of roles are going to British actors.Jackson Wednesday was complimentary of the skills and hard work black British performers put in to take on American roles, but he said that was a one-way street.
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