Donald Trump reacted angrily to one Academy Award winner, revealing he’s apparently not a fan of Spike Lee. Trump’s tweet early this morning, which you can see below, followed Lee’s acceptance speech for Best Original Screenplay as part of the writing team on Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman.”
Lee, who had just won his first Oscar, delivered a politicized speech read from notes, in which he sent shout-outs to his African ancestors and noted that 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of forced black labor in Virginia.
Lee also said: “The 2020 presidential election is around the corner. … Let’s all mobilize, let’s all be on the right side of history, let’s choose love over hate, let’s do the right thing.”
Trump called Lee’s speech a “racist hit on your President.” Here’s his tweet …