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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Spike Lee calls Hollywood a Racist Town.

Filmmaker and director Spike Lee went on a profanity-laced tirade this past weekend in which he said that "Hollywood knows nothing about black people."

At the Sundance Film Festival, Lee opted not to introduce his much-talked-about movie Red Hook Summer. Filmed in 19 days in Brooklyn, N.Y., it's about a boy from Atlanta who spends the summer with his grandfather in a Brooklyn housing project. But at the end of the screening, in a Q&A, he attacked everyone from Hollywood to Tom Brady to the one-sided population of Utah.

Lee began his litany of headline-worthy quotes by saying that he hopes the New York Giants "kick Tom Brady's a-- in the Super Bowl." He then moved on to talking about the black population of Utah, or lack thereof, when he said, "Is Brooklyn in the house? We doubled the black population of Utah, maybe tripled it, up in this room!"

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