Speaking with The Today Show‘s Samantha Guthrie, Django Unchained actor Jamie Foxx defended his “I kill all the white people” joke from Saturday Night Live. Sort of.
During the interview, Guthrie asked, “Some people raised some eyebrows at a part of what you said. It was part of your monologue, a joke. You said your character gets to, quote, “kill all the white people,” adding, “how great is that?” I know you know about the criticism, you think it was fair? I mean, how do you look back on it now?”
Foxx responded, saying, “I mean, I — I’m a comedian. So, I mean, I’m not a — I don’t even know what to say.”
The Oscar winner’s new movie Django Unchained co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson received a Golden Globes nomination for best picture and opens nationwide of Christmas day.