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.”

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Spike Lee revealed that despite not going to the Oscars he will be having a great time that night. He said, “Feb. 28th, we’ll be at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden, to see my beloved orange and blue hopefully beat the Miami Heat,” he added, “I’m going to the game.” As for everyone else, “It’s like do you. We’re not coming,” he said. “I’m not going. My wife’s not going. Everyone else can do what they want to do.”

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