Samuel L. Jackson was on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to break some big news: The star of the forthcoming Avengers movie is officially on Twitter. The outspoken Jackson registered his account a few years ago but was curiously silent on the social media service until followers of @SamuelLJackson were treated to this inaugural tweet: "Can-a muh fukkasay fuck on here?" Yes, a muh fukka can, to his already 80,000 followers and counting.
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