Jamie Foxx couldn’t be happier for Spike Lee after he gained his first Oscar ever, as a result of he thinks the consideration was lengthy overdue … and couldn’t have gone to somebody extra worthy.
Jamie shared his ideas with us Sunday after the present on the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and he advised us Spike strolling as much as settle for his first Academy Award for “BlacKkKlansman” was among the finest moments of the evening. You can see he’s really overjoyed for his pal.
As an Oscar winner himself, Jamie tells us that tough work — which Spike has undoubtedly cranked out for years now — generally will get misplaced within the shuffle … for a lot of causes, controversies and in any other case.
But, he says the Academy bought it proper this yr, and the very fact Samuel L. Jackson was the one to learn his title made the second even sweeter.
Jamie goes on to make some extent about big-time Hollywood gamers who’ve been within the recreation for a very long time, like himself and Spike. He says they got here a great distance for the success they’ve gained … and he’s simply ecstatic that Spike lastly bought his.
Be good if Spike Lee may learn his notes, or higher but not have to make use of notes in any respect, when doing his racist hit in your President, who has performed extra for African Americans (Criminal Justice Reform, Lowest Unemployment numbers in History, Tax Cuts,and many others.) than virtually every other Pres!
— Donald J. Trump (@actualDonaldTrump) February 25, 2019
Of course, there’s a minimum of one one who wasn’t completely happy for Spike … President Trump. Spike turned his acceptance speech political when he advised voters to “do the right thing” in 2020.
Yeah, DT didn’t take too kindly to that.