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Spike Lee: American film director, film producer, writer, and actor
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and professor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced more than 35 films since 1983.

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Spike Lee welcomes white support for Black Lives Matter movement [Video]

Spike Lee welcomes white support for Black Lives Matter movement

Spike Lee is optimistic about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement because the protests have had such strong support from young white activists.

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Kanye West drops video for new song 'Wash Us in the Blood' [Video]

Kanye West drops video for new song 'Wash Us in the Blood'

West released the new song mand video on Tuesday. The video was created by artist Arthur Jafa. Jafa has worked with notable artists in the past such as Spike Lee.

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Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free [Video]

Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free

Netflix has announced the Spike Lee directed film, "Rodney King" will be available to stream for free. The movie will become part of the streaming service's Black Lives Matter collection. According to..

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Chris D’Elia Dropped by CAA Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes for Blackface Impression of Karl Malon [Video]

Chris D’Elia Dropped by CAA Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes for Blackface Impression of Karl Malon

Jimmy Kimmel is apologizing for a blackface impression of NBA star Karl Malone, Chris D’Elia has now been dropped by agency CAA amid sexual misconduct allegations and Spike Lee is calling on NFL to..

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Spike Lee Wants NFL to Put Pressure on  D.C. Team to Change Racist Name | THR News [Video]

Spike Lee Wants NFL to Put Pressure on D.C. Team to Change Racist Name | THR News

Spike Lee wants the National Football League to put pressure on the owner of the Washington, D.C., team to change its controversial name.

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Oscars 2021 Pushed Back to April, George Floyd's Daughter Officially a Disney Stakeholder & More  Entertainment News | THR News [Video]

Oscars 2021 Pushed Back to April, George Floyd's Daughter Officially a Disney Stakeholder & More Entertainment News | THR News

The 2021 Academy Awards ceremony has officially been pushed back from February 28, 2021 to April 25, 2021, George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter is now a Disney shareholder and Spike Lee is taking back..

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Spike Lee Apologizes for Defending Woody Allen | THR News [Video]

Spike Lee Apologizes for Defending Woody Allen | THR News

Spike Lee is taking back the statements he made defending Woody Allen.

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Trending: Matt Bellamy is a father of two, Taylor Swift calls for removal of controversial statues in Tennessee, and Spike Lee s [Video]

Trending: Matt Bellamy is a father of two, Taylor Swift calls for removal of controversial statues in Tennessee, and Spike Lee s

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A&E Cancels 'Live PD,' Spike Lee Warns Against 'Defund the Police' Message & NAACP and Stars Partner for PSA | THR News [Video]

A&E Cancels 'Live PD,' Spike Lee Warns Against 'Defund the Police' Message & NAACP and Stars Partner for PSA | THR News

A&E has canceled reality show 'Live PD,' Spike Lee is cautioning against using the phrase “Defund the Police' and a new PSA featuring Hollywood stars are pledging to take responsibility for how..

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Spike Lee warns of world peril if Trump is re-elected [Video]

Spike Lee warns of world peril if Trump is re-elected

Spike Lee has warned the world will be "in peril" if President Donald Trump is re-elected and branded him the "worst" US leader in history.

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Spike Lee accuses President Donald Trump of 'trying to be a dictator' [Video]

Spike Lee accuses President Donald Trump of 'trying to be a dictator'

Spike Lee has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of trying to be "a dictator" in a powerful attack on the controversial leader.

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Spike Lee releases short film '3 Brothers' inspired by George Floyd d*ath [Video]

Spike Lee releases short film '3 Brothers' inspired by George Floyd d*ath

In the 95-second feature, the director compares the d*aths of Floyd and Eric Garner to a scene from his 1989 film, 'Do the Right Thing'.

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Spike Lee blasts Donald Trump over his handling over Covid-19 pandemic [Video]

Spike Lee blasts Donald Trump over his handling over Covid-19 pandemic

Spike Lee has blasted US President Donald Trump's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and says people who follow his health advice will die.

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ShowBiz Minute: Beyoncé, Williams, Lee

Beyoncé wants officers charged in black woman's death ; Hank Williams Jr.'s 27-year-old daughter killed in accident; Spike Lee issues apology after defending Woody Allen. (June 15)  
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Spike Lee sorry for supporting accused director Woody Allen

Lee spoke about his fellow filmmaker and "friend", who denies accusations he abused his daughter.
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'Woody's a friend of mine': Spike Lee not a fan of cancel culture, supports Allen

Spike Lee spoke to WOR 710 radio hosts Berman and Michael Riedel about cancel culture and its impact on his friend Woody Allen.
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Spike Lee talks 'Da 5 Bloods,' Drew Brees, defunding police and Roger Goodell's 'punk move'

Spike Lee's Netflix Vietnam War drama "Da 5 Bloods" parachutes into the national conversation Friday, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
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Isiah Whitlock Jr. on 'Da 5 Bloods' and 'The Wire' catchphrase

Isiah Whitlock Jr. hopes Spike Lee's new Vietnam-era film "Da 5 Bloods" shows 'just how misrepresented African-Americans were in the Vietnam War.' He also explains the origins of his famous expletive..
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Spike Lee discusses his Vietnam-era inspired film, 'Da 5 Bloods'

Spike Lee discusses his Vietnam-era inspired film, 'Da 5 Bloods'  
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Spike Lee on George Floyd's death and his new film Da 5 Bloods

The Oscar-winner says wider injustices and inequalities contributed to the current unrest in the US.
BBC News - Published

Spike Lee: 'If you leave the pot on the stove, the water boils'

The director says people are "not just born angry", while Donald Trump is "trying to be a dictator".
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ShowBiz Minute: Foxx, Lee, Blackout

Jamie Foxx joins kneel-in protest in San Francisco; Spike Lee releases short film "3 Brothers" to protest death of George Floyd; Music industry observes day-long "blackout" on Tuesday. (June 2)  
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'He was the most loving person': Little Richard's guitarist, Chance the Rapper, Spike Lee react to singer's death

News of Little Richard's death sent shockwaves across social media Saturday as tributes started pouring in from celebrities and musicians.
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On This Day: 20 March 1957

In 1957, Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee in Atlanta, Georgia. (March 20)  
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Thunder's Chris Paul shows support for Spike Lee on shoes at Madison Square Garden

Chris Paul was disappointed to miss Spike Lee at MSG amid the director's feud with the Knicks, so he showed his support with a message on his shoes.
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Broadway comes to Madison Square Garden

Introduced by Spike Lee and New York mayor Bill de Blasio, Madison Square Garden hosts a performance of "To Kill a Mockingbird" for 18,000 school children. (Feb. 27)  
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Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at 2020 Oscars in purple and gold suit with No. 24

Spike Lee is making a fashion statement in honor of Kobe Bryant at the Oscars in a purple and gold suit.
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Spike Lee is 'disturbed' by mobile movie streaming

Award winning filmmaker Spike Lee spoke to BBC's Will Gompertz about the impact Netflix is having on the industry and about some of the changes that still need work.
BBC News - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Hadid, Royals, Lee

Gigi Hadid potential juror in Weinstein trial; Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part time to Canada; US director Spike Lee to lead Cannes Film Festival jury. (Jan. 14)  
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Spike Lee becomes first black Cannes jury head

The cult filmmaker of Do the Right Thing says he's "shocked, happy, surprised and proud".
BBC News - Published

US director Spike Lee to lead Cannes film festival jury

us director spike lee to lead cannes film festival jury
PARIS (AP) — Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year's Cannes Film Festival, and festival organizers hope the provocative American director will “shake things up” at the gathering of the..
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Spike Lee to be first black head of Cannes film festival

American director Spike Lee was named president of this year’s Cannes film festival jury on Tuesday, becoming the first black head of the panel.
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Danny Aiello, Do The Right Thing actor, dies at 86

The veteran actor, best known as Sal in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, dies after a short illness.
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Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman": Review by David Edelstein

What if a black undercover detective infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan? Don’t laugh! (Okay, laugh.) Spike Lee's latest film is the largely-true story of 1970s Colorado Springs cops who put one over on..
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A Spike Lee joint

Lesley Stahl profiles the filmmaker behind such classics as "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X," whose latest film, "BlacKkKlansman," has earned him his first Oscar nomination for Best Director.
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Tyler Perry Studios: Celebrities reflect on historic opening

From Oprah to Spike Lee, and Samuel L. Jackson to Tiffany Haddish, notable figures reflect on why the opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, is a historic moment.
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Spike Lee says Hollywood should "shut it down" in Georgia over abortion ban

The director says productions should "be on the right side of history," even if it hurts people's livelihoods
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'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill

Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.
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Julia Roberts, Beyonce, Jamie Foxx surprise at Denzel Washington's life achievement gala

Spike Lee proclaimed Denzel Washington the G.O.A.T., Jennifer Hudson sang and Beyonce surprised at the AFI life achievement awards gala Thursday.
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'More power to them': Spike Lee praises State of Origin anthem boycott

Spike Lee is in Sydney to discuss race and politics in film.
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by Graham Pierrepoint - Many viewers lauded the recent 2019 Academy Awards to be the best ceremony there had been in many years. Thanks to an increase in the diversity of winners and in the removal..
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Oscars 2019: Who Won the Big Awards?

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by Graham Pierrepoint - We’ve just seen the biggest event in the Hollywood calendar come to pass, and as always, there were a number of upsets and surprises. The Academy Awards, otherwise known..
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