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Spike Lee issues call-to-action for the 2020 presidential election in the Oscar speech for his adapted screenplay win for ‘BlacKkKlansman.’
President Trump on Monday blasted Spike Lee for the legendary Director took a shot at him during his Oscar acceptance speech.
“Well, if Spike Lee could read his notes, or better yet, use notes, if I his racist hit on by a President who has done more for African Americans (criminal justice reform, the Lowest unemployment numbers in history, tax cuts,etc.) than almost all the other Pres!” Trump tweeted.
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Lee, after winning the Best Adapted screenplay for “BlacKkKlansman,” in the night of Monday, the viewers claimed that the “moral choice” in the 2020 presidential race, trump is seeking re-election.
“When we get back to our humanity, it is a powerful moment,” the “The Right thing to Do,” the Director read from his notes.
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“The 2020 election is around the corner – let us all mobilize and on the right side of history. You make the moral choice between love versus hatred,” Lee said.
The spat with the President comes after a turbulent 24 hours for Lee, who appeared to try to storm out of the Dolby Theatre, after it was announced that the “Green book”, won the award for the Best picture.
Lee, a lifelong New York Knicks basketball fan, compared the “Green book” to win, a referee, call what is “wrong.”
In a stunning move, shortly after the “Green Book” was as a winner, the Director went to the back of the auditorium, according to a reporter for the appointment.
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He ran back to his place and got in what appeared to be an intense conversation with the writer Jordan Peele. The report said that Lee, the stage turned their backs during the speech.
“I’m a snake ask for,” Lee said, while behind the stage. “I mean, every time someone drives someone, I don’t lose. But, they changed the Seating order. But, in ’89, I didn’t get nominated, so we did.”
Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” lost “Driving Miss Daisy” in 1990. He told New York Magazine years later that “when Driving Motherf–ing Daisy won Miss Best picture, the hurt. [But] nobody talks of “Driving Miss Daisy” now”.