Samuel L. Jackson, 63, has long been known for his propensity for swearing, and on the Christmas episode of Saturday Night Live, the Django Unchained star did it again, saying “bull****” and “f***” during the What’s Up With That skit — or did he?

Jackson went on Twitter to explain himself. “I only said FUH not F—! K was sposed to cut off da BULL—-, blew it!!” the tweet read.

According to a YouTube video, it definitely sounds like Jackson dropped an f-bomb. Kenan Thompson, 34, playing DeAndre Cole, appears convinced that Jackson had indeed said the wrong word and almost dropped out of character, laughing while saying, “Come on Sam … that costs money.”

This is not the first controversy SNL has had with profane language. In 1981, cast member Charles Rocket said the f-word during the closing minutes of the show and was fired. In 2009, Jenny Slate, 30, said the word during a skit, but wasn’t fired. Her contract, however, wasn’t renewed.

The moment has led some to question whether anyone should have been surprised that Jackson said what he said. After all, he was the narrator of the popular Go the F— to Sleep, and in the film Snakes on a Plane he had the memorable line “I’m sick and tired of these muthaf—–‘ snakes on this muthaf—–‘ plane.”

As for the show, SNL will go on a short hiatus. It will return Jan. 19 with Jennifer Lawrence, 22, as host and The Lumineers as musical guest.

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