Spike Lee Boycotts The Movie 'Django Unchained.' Sarah Silverman Disagrees With Him & The Film's Use Of The N-Word "You Can't Tell Art What To Do" [Video/Poll]

 

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Outspoken director Spike Lee recently said he would boycott the movie Django Unchained. Spike told Vibe that he won't watch the slave-era film which stars Jamie Foxx and Leonardo Dicaprio because it would be disrespectful to his ancestors. The word n*gger is used over 100 times in the film.

 

 

"All I'm going to say is that it would be disrespectful to my ancestors to see that film," Spike said. "That's the only thing I'm going to say. I can't disrespect my ancestors I'm not speaking on behalf of anybody buy myself."

 

Spike later clarified his comments on Twitter.

 

 

Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman, who is known for her sarcastic and sometimes controversial sense of humor said she is a fan of Spike's, but she disagrees with him on this point.

 

"Doesn't it take place like during slavery? Wouldn't it be odd if they didn't have that horrific word in it?" she told TMZ"[Spike's] got a lot of mishegas [craziness] with a lot of art. I think you can't really tell art what to do."

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Comment by Gavin on December 29, 2012 at 10:44pm
the dude named dave below is a c*** sucking f***** !!!!
Comment by jose rodriguez on December 29, 2012 at 4:17am
@ 1THUG aka Tha JAW TAPPER!! its kinda hard to take you serious when your grammar is so bad man spell check that s***.No one is gonna take a message like that serious when you sound so ignorant
Comment by west coast on December 28, 2012 at 12:43pm
THIS SHORT B****** HATE EVERY MOVIE HE AINT GOT NOTHING TO DO WITH.THE ONLY TIME U HEAR FORM SPIKE IS WHEN HES TALKING ABOUT ANOTHER BLACK ACTOR,LAST TIME I HEARD FROM HIM HE WAS DISSING TYLER PERRY.THATS BAD WHEN YOUR BEST MOVIE IS DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)
Comment by SonGetWrec on December 28, 2012 at 11:53am
DJANGO UNCHAINED takes place 2 years before the Civil War. During slavery, the whites referred to their slaves as the "n" word. DUH. Anybody with a brain understands that slavery is a wicked crime that was committed by whites. Quentin Tarantino is simply keeping his script in a historical context. Thats how it went down back then. No sh*t its an appauling word, but the crime of slavery itself is even more appauling. Instead of speaking on a film he hasn't seen, he should watch it for himself. It is OBVIOUSLY a tale of revenge where the protagonist Django Freeman goes on a murderous rampage to rescue his wife from bondage. Its a dope movie. Instead of criticizing Quentin, Spike should focus on making a quality movie himself being that he hasn't had a quality movie in years. Hate me now.
Comment by Gavin on December 28, 2012 at 11:46am
shut the f*** up dave ya cant wire anything shut u keyboard warrior ya acting all hard dont make me laugh ya muppet !!!1st you say ya dont use the word now ya saying u do talk about a skitso make ya mind up ya gimp ya oh and i cant wait to watch this movie looks action packed not a documentary !! GET OVER IT
Comment by Jrob on December 28, 2012 at 11:30am
@dannybanks i guess it's ok for them to come with a video game to right foh
Comment by DannyBakks on December 28, 2012 at 10:56am
gey over it movie takes place during slavery. not saying its okay so dont ywist me up. sayin thats how itd have been.
Comment by swagged up bully on December 28, 2012 at 8:03am
im a black man,,.slavery was bad..but we gotta get past this n**** s***....so f****** what the word n**** was used 100 times...thats how much they use to call us n**** back in those days..so f*** it...we still wont let a white person call us n**** to our face without giving the a raised forehead..but i dont see the big deal...spike lee you watched roots right when they was beating the s*** out of kunta kente right..so whats the difference..foh spike....
Comment by 1THUG aka Tha NYCHA LEGEND!! on December 28, 2012 at 6:54am
black people start armin ya self and not against white folks but against tha gubbament in general!! goodie mob cell therapy and mobb deep hell on earth is some good shet to start to understand right now!! all poor hard-workin folks is under attack and you better get ready!!
Comment by 1THUG aka Tha NYCHA LEGEND!! on December 28, 2012 at 6:52am
spike is 1 THOUSAND on this one...i hadda a white teacher tell my class, slavery wasnt that bad!! and this is really what them saltine ritz keeblers want you to believe...but slavery was WICKED to tha core and it was a HOLOCAUST!! im not gon say it was worse than any other holocaust cos that is stupid!! but it was a black holocaust no doubt...and we better treat it as such and not allow other to diminish our struggle and suffering!!
if anybody denies tha jooish holocaust or even dare say it wasnt that bad...im sure they will be reprimanded, fired, outcast, censured, or worse!!



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