It’s almost become a bit of a Samuel L Jackson meme, but honestly this moment might just sum up the actor’s entire experience with award shows.
The industry has copped it a bit for ignoring the prolific actor’s work and his reaction to yet another snubbing, this time at the Tony Awards, is just another example.
Jackson was up for a Tony for his role in the Broadway production of The Piano Lesson. However, when the gong for Best Featured Actor In A Play went to Brandon Uranowitz, Jackson went to NO LENGTHS WHATSOEVER to hide his true feelings.
— BroadwayWorld (@BroadwayWorld) June 12, 2023
And the internet related… one tweeting Jackson’s reaction was “literally my mood”, while another predicted the instant future of the eye roll, writing: “Samuel L. Jackson does not have good non-winner face. I’m sure his eye roll will be a meme”.
oh my god samuel l jackson’s face
— latina bertie wooster (@shortzendaya) June 12, 2023
Jackson is no stranger to playing the role of the spurned nominee, having been snubbed by the Academy for the Best Supporting Actor gong for his turn as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction.
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