(Video) Spike Lee On The Oscars: “I Never Called For A Boycott”

Spike Lee appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ to correct the media about all the reports that he was calling for a boycott of the Oscars. Earlier this week Spike Lee posted a statement saying he will not be attending this year’s Academy Awards after slamming the Academy for their lack of diversity. Spike Lee explained “Here’s the thing. I have never used the word boycott,” he continued, “All I said was my beautiful wife Tonya, we’re not coming. That’s it, then I gave the reasons, so I never used the word boycott.” Read more below.

(Photo) Spike Lee To Boycott The Oscars In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“#OscarsSoWhite… Again,” is the phrase Spike Lee used to open up his critical attack on the Academy. In a strategically planned Instagram rant, Lee revealed he will be joining other actors like Jada Pinkett Smith and boycotting this year’s Oscars. The awards have been under fire since early last week, when the nominations were revealed and proved that once again black actors and films have been overlooked. Read more below.

(Video) Take A Look At Michael Jackson’s ‘Journey From Motown To Off The Wall’ Trailer

Michael Jackson is one of the most legendary artists in the game, and constant debates about which of his albums was the best is something that will continue to go on until the end of time. A new Spike Lee directed documentary about Michael Jackson’s transition from being the lead singer in Jackson 5 to the creation of his Off The Wall album is on the way to give a better insight into MJ’s impressive career. Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown To Off the Wall is set to premier February 5th via the Showtime network. Check out the trailer below!

(Video) Spike Lee Slams Chance The Rapper For Chi-raq Criticism

Spike Lee Vs. The rappers of Chicago has been going on for a minuet now. Lee has been receiving so much heat on his new film Chi-raq. Critics have so much to say. They don’t like the fact that Spike Lee is trying to have a say so as to whats going on in their city nor do they understand why Lee has chosen Nick Cannon to play in the movie. Lee is fed up and finally snaps back at critics in particular Chance TheRapper, since he had so much to say about the Chi-raq film. Lee came pretty hard, while spilling a little tea about Chance’s father working with the mayor.

(Photos) Chance The Rapper Blasts Spike Lee For “Chi-raq” Film

A few Chicago rappers had a lot to say about Spike Lee’s new film, “Chi-raq.” Chance the Rapper added on to the heat as he also wasn’t feeling the movie. Lee said that the film was designed to “change people’s lives.”

(Photos) Talk That Talk! Spike Lee Puts Hollywood On Blasts After Receiving Honorary Oscar

Spike Lee is known highly for not only his immense talent as a film director but he is known just as well for his willingness to speak his mind on any issue, especially race. Lee put a room full of Hollywood execs on blast (maybe they felt uncomfortable – good) while accepting an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last night. You have go to hear what he says, it’s vital for us all to hear him out and let his word be heard because it’s very much true; again I say, talk that talk Lee.

(Video) Chicago Rapper 600 Breezy Reacts To ‘Chiraq’ Movie Trailer; Threatens Spike Lee

600 Breezy is not happy with Spike Lees new “Chi-Raq” movie trailer. Infact, he is quite furious. He took to Twitter and threatened both Spike Lee and “Chi-Raq” film star Nick Cannon. Hit the jump to see the threats.

(Video) Women Deny ‘All Access’ To Save “Chi-Raq”

Like it or not, Spike Lee is known to leave an lasting impact with his films; surely he will do the same with the December 4th release of Chi-Raq, a Spike Lee Joint. Chi-Raq stars heavy-hitters such as Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, and Dave Chapelle. Find out more after the jump.

Spike Lee To Receive Honorary Oscar At The 2015 Governors Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just unveiled its honorees for the 2015 Governors Awards, with Spike Lee landing the annual honorary Oscar.The Oscar org can have up to four honorees each year, this year its is Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds. Can you believe Spike Lee, only has one Oscar nomination, for Do The Right Thing‘s original screenplay in 1989.

(Photos) Spike Lee Renames Brooklyn Street To “Do The Right Thing Way”

STRAIGHT OUTTA…. Brooklyn? Spike Lee took it upon himself to dedicate a Brooklyn street name to his classic 1989 movie, Do The Right Thing. Stuyvesant Avenue has now been given a name change to Do The Right Thing Way, but only between Quincy Street and Lexington Avenue since that’s the area where the film was shot back in the day. This movie has played an influential part in shaping our current society for countless reasons, so it is only right for this street name change to occur. BK residents seem to be thrilled about it for the simple fact that Do The Right Thing is one of the more popular Brooklyn-based movies. Check out the new street sign in the gallery!

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