Spike Lee: ‘Django Unchained is Disrespectful’

Lee said he has no plans to watch the movie.

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We were all waiting for Spike Lee to comment on Django Unchained right?

Well, he finally has.

The legendary filmmaker told Essence Magazine he has no plans to watch the movie.

“All I’m going to say is that it’s disrespectful to my ancestors,” says Lee. “That’s just me…I’m not speaking on behalf of anybody else.” The Red Hook Summer director is known for his outspoken opinions, and for ruffling a few feathers with his own projects.

The movie has received mixed reviews to date.

Read more at Essence