Samuel L. Jackson is known for his profantiy-laden and erratic style of tweeting, a habit that placed him squarely in the eye of a storm Monday night. Seemingly tweeting off the cuff, the "Pulp Fiction" actor said that it was "unfair" that Hurricane Isaac was avoiding Tampa -- where the Republican National Convention is currently being held -- and might move toward New Orleans.
Here's the full tweet:
Jackson then backed off, offering the following apologies and recommendations that those in the storm's path obey authorities:
Perhaps surprised by the vigor of the responses to his earlier tweets, Jackson moved to a new topic: Mitt Romney.
As The Hill notes, Isaac has prompted some harsh responses from public figures. Rush Limbaugh argued that warnings about the storm were simply attempts (on behalf of the Obama administration) to deflect attention away from the Republican National Convention.