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Spike to Clint:

'We're Not on a Plantation!'

6/7/2008 1:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Director Spike Lee has done what no one thought would ever happen. He's brought back Dirty Harry!

After complaints from Spike Lee claiming that Clint Eastwood didn't include black soldiers in his two Iwo Jima films, Eastwood decided to come back on the controversial director with some words of his own saying, " A guy like him should shut his face."

Lee then further fueled the drama fire saying, "First of all, the man is not my father and we're not on a plantation either. He's a great director ... I didn't personally attack him. And a comment like "A guy like that should shut his face," come on Clint, come on. He sounds like an angry old man right there."

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While in NYU film school, my roommate stopped by a Spike Lee film set. He asked one of the guys on the set if he could intern there for free, or even just get coffee to be around the set. The guy told him ver batim "Sorry, I have nothing against you, but Spike only works with brothers". True story.

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Angry Democrat 'Sky Blu' from LMFAO attack GOP Romney on Purpose .    

Spike Lee is the Guy who Fueled the Nation of Islam in the 90,s with his movie Malcom X . He has numerous fights with others directors like Woody Allen telling him about the same thing he told Clint and he used the same Plantation line on the Bill/ Hillary Clinton , maybe , Spike Lee needs to take a Special Class on Tolerance or Angry Management.

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Spike Lee should do a movie on OJ and the RACE CARD.

Call it " Two Peas in a Pod."

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peak oil    

I have enjoyed many of Spike's movies including his first which I believe was called She's Got to Have It. But for many years I have thought that Spike was a viscous racist. I have never though that about Clint.

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I think Spike's just jealous. Yesm there is racism in Hollywood, and black actors are not employed when they should be, but Spike needs to leave Clint alone. Pick your battles Spike when the mean something and in this case it means nada!

Speaking as a black person, Clint has a get out of jail card with me cause dude directed one of the best movies EVER---Bird!!! Spike's just jealous cause he didn't direct it and feels in competition with Clint. And if it's true Clint is directing a movie about Nelson Mandela, that even clinches it even more, Spike's jealous cause he wasn't chosen to direct a movie about Mandela.

And Clint is not a racist, his wife, I believe, is Brazilian and you know they all got some black in them. She even looks like she's got black in her, whatever nationality she is.

Yes, Spike, shut your pie hole and direct your movies. Don't worry about what Clint's doing. Spike's just a Jealous Guy!

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frogs and gravel    

To my knowledge there were no Black Marines on Iwo Jima. If there were, they were in support roles. All the Marines
that were killed taking out bunkers etc. were White and usually with German ancestors. The U.S government did not
want men German ancestry serving in Europe and getting a little to cozy with the Krauts.

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Angry Democrat 'Sky Blu' from LMFAO attack GOP Romney on Purpose .    

Recent Films below , Spike Lee apparently has Major issues of Intolerance towards others that are not like him politically or ethnic. He did fuel the Nation of Islam in the 1990's , with his film malcom X.
Spike Lee's obsessions with race and ethnicity never go away. Nor does his smug arrogance at the expense of those who are not members of his own race and ethnicity.

Today, Lee has two movies debuting in theaters, "Inside Man" and "Confederate States of America."

The first is an exciting action thriller . . . if you don't mind that Whites and Jews are weak, idiotic, evil, and/or calculating, while the Black police detectives are the exact opposite of all these and save the day

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Oh poor spike....its okay for him to talk bad about Clint but never let the white man say anything derogatory to the black man or there we go right back to the plantation days. Shut up spike thats what you should have done from the beginning anyway.

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same same same    

A guy like that should shut his face! Looks Like Spike Less started this one and should just shut up! blacks are always playing their race "deck" of cards! ------------------------get over yourself!

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Hey Spike -- looks like your tacky lessons from Rosie O'Donald are showing! Get a life man, and shut your face!

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Flags of Our Fathers only focused on the 5 soldiers who raised the flag on Iwo Jima. It was mostly about their stories.

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Yes, Clint's wife is Japanese, Black, and Hispanic.

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I didnt know that Clint needed Spike's permission to hire actors. So what if there are no Black actors in his last two movies? How many White actors does Spike use for his movies? Spike is a racist and if he is stupid enough to keep playing the race card, he is going to shoot himself in the foot at the box office for his next movie. Spike if you dont like this country, get the hell out. Bye!

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Spike, don`t you remember? "This is a 44 Magnum the most powerful (at the time) handgun in the world and it will blow your head off!!! Dirty Harry would win, no doubt. The race card will not work this time.

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John Lee    

Can any one of you kind folks here remember the last movie Spike Lee has made? Even the ones that flopped. That's right. You can't, and that's because Spike Lee is still a nobody when it comes to producing and directing any decent movies that would appeal to all.

Spike Lee is like a chihuahua that's barking at Clint Eastwood, who's like a Dobermann, a Dirty Harry. "Go ahead, make my day." "You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do you, punk? "

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