Samuel L. Jackson makes raw plea for men to get checked for testicular cancer

| April 24, 2014

Sometimes you have to be raw and very direct with people to make and impact—especially when you’re talking to men about health issues.

 

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L Jackson’s testicular cancer awareness video is passionate and slightly menacing/ Nothing urges a person to get behind a cause like the booming voice of Samuel L Jackson

ELLA ALEXANDER

Samuel L Jackson has joined the fight against testicular cancer, with an impassioned and, occasionally menacing, new video.

The two-minute clip urges men to visit a doctor to “get themselves checked out”.

“By not getting checked you could lose those balls,” he said. “Hell – you could lose your life! So boys, don’t be dumb. If you’ve really got balls, show them to your doctor.”

He goes onto outline some serious statistics relating to cancer.

“Fact: 30 per cent more men die of cancer than women. What? Get out of here! That’s right: 30 percent. 30 motherf***ing percent. Why? Because they don’t get themselves checked out early enough. They don’t want to hear or talk about it, because it ain’t the manly thing to do. They’re too macho.”

via Samuel L Jackson’s testicular cancer awareness video is passionate and slightly menacing – People – News – The Independent.

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