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Spike Lee Sued

You Did NOT Do the Right Thing

In George Zimmerman Case

11/11/2013 6:58 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Spike Lee was so blinded by rage over George Zimmerman's shooting of Trayvon Martin ... he tweeted the address of an elderly couple, believing it was Zimmerman's ... and they claim Spike put their lives in grave danger.

David and Elaine McClain claim in a new lawsuit Lee was so filled with hate he got the wrong address and carelessly threw it up online ... just days after the shooting.

In the lawsuit ... the McClains say they received numerous death threats and hate mail ... and feared for their lives as their address was re-Tweeted countless times.

The McClains say Lee's Tweet of their address encouraged "a dangerous mob mentality."  Now they want a lot more for their troubles and grief.

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61.

FUT THE SHUCK UP    

One of the few lawsuits that I actually SUPPORT!

283 days ago
62.

Ric    

Racist.

283 days ago
63.

jef    

His kind of peoples' disregard for the rule of law is fully exposed. We all know it, but are afraid to say it. How did he react to OJ Simpson? The truth is a stubborn thing. Hypocrite.

283 days ago
64.

Ric    

I think this guy wanted those people (the real Zimmernan) be killed by a mob.

283 days ago
65.

Jimmy Stink Finger    

He's just still mad he didn't make Django Unchained. Shut your pie hole Lee.

283 days ago
66.

DavidVenn    

Spike Lee already settled with these jackasses last year. As a matter of fact, the old lady said to the reporters: Morgan added that Lee also called the McClains to apologize personally.

"He was really kind," Elaine McClain said. "And when he called us, you could just tell he really felt bad about it. And it was just a slip, and I just know that he really, really has been concerned."

283 days ago
67.

timmons    

Spike Lee is a d.o.u.c.h.e. of the highest degree!

283 days ago
68.

bob    

I always knew he was a racist

283 days ago
69.

Terri    

There is no crime in making a mistake..HOWEVER in this case with the way the public was reacting Spike Lee knew EXACTLY what would happen. He wanted someone to hur George Zimmerman. Another instance would be crying FIRE in a movie theatre. That is also free speech but is against the law as it is inciting a riot. This tweeting this address was the same thing. Spike lee did not know anybody on either side what reason would he have to even have that address????

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283 days ago
70.

Bubbs McGee    

To paraphrase Jeremiah Wright it appears Spikey's racist rant chickens are coming home to roost.
godspeed chickens !

283 days ago
71.

Bubbs McGee    

To paraphrase Jeremiah Wright it appears Spikey's racist rant chickens are coming home to roost.
godspeed chickens !

283 days ago
72.

BAD NEWS & REVIEW FRANCHISE    

you the justice system want to sue my boy spike lee? HA spike lee should sue you because you the justice system not only f***ed up BIG TIME LIKE USUAL (CASEY ANTHONY, JODI ARIAS) BUT YOU THE JUSTICE SYSTEM YOU TRIED TO START A RIOT THE LIKES OF RODNEY KING HENCE THE TIGHT POLICE PRESENTS IN PARTS OF THE U.S THAT EVEN GOT THE GOVERNMENT'S ATTENTION AND FORCED OBAMA TO BEG FOR PEACE!

283 days ago
73.

tom    

WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!
WHAT ABOUT JUSTICE FOR ZIMMERMAN!!!

283 days ago
74.

BAD NEWS & REVIEW FRANCHISE    

justice system you want to sue my boy spike lee? well here is a counter argument to your law suit, you tried to start a riot so lets do the math what's worse? spike lee's blind rage that anybody who truly hates george zimmerman would have done or a riot the likes of rodney kind that would have burned down not just 1 town but multiple towns in parts of the U.S the likes of rodney king that would have resulted in government intervention?

283 days ago
75.

Chilltopia    

Ew that skin flab is covering the frame of his glasses behind his ears!

283 days ago
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