Samuel L. Jackson is using his outstanding linguistic skills to encourage fans to vote in November 3.
The ‘Avengers’ star tweets on Monday asking his 8.5 million followers to assure him that they will vote by registering to vote. And if they did so, then he will personally teach them how to swear in 15 different languages.
Soon, Jackson’s fans came through and registered to vote using the link shared by him.
In his tweet, Jackson says “Listen up – If 2500 of you click a voting action below to make sure you’re #GoodToVote, I will teach you to swear in 15 different languages. Go to HeadCount.org/SamJackson now!”
He also shares a video where he gives the exact same message.
The response of his fans made the actor return on Tuesday with a new video. He is seen wearing a face mask that said ‘VOTE’ and a black t-shirt that reads ‘Your Voice Matters’.
In the video, he says that his fans did as asked and so he must hold up his end of the bargain.
Jackson thanks everyone for registering and asks them to make sure to vote on November 3
He further says “Let’s learn some cussin’ in 15 different languages,”
How Did Jackson Proceed With His Promise?
Jackson shows a series of placards with written swear words in various languages, starting with “Zoaz Popatik Hartzera” in the Basque language.
He continues the process with Vietnamese’s “Dit Me May” and several others in Ukranian, Swahili and Nepali.
Also, he adds curse words in Jamaican Patois, Icelandic and Maori as the video progresses.
Jackson closes out the video with Haitian, Bemba, Czech, Esperanto, Catalan, Brazilian Portuguese and Thai curse words.
At the conclusion he says, “Pass this on, make sure you get other people to register to vote, and make sure you go out and vote too,”
Why Did He Do It?
Jackson’s pledge is a move towards the Good to Vote campaign. It is a nonpartisan initiative with ‘HeadCount’ which sees celebrities challenging their fans to vote.
The participants give their fans access to something out of the ordinary if their followers make a specific number of registrations.
Besides Jackson, other celebrities who participated include Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, Debra Messing and JoAnna Garcia Swisher.