Antoine Fuqua Criticizes Spike Lee’s Comments Against ‘Django Unchained’

Antoine Fuqua Criticizes Spike Lee’s Comments Against ‘Django Unchained’
Entertainment
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

A few weeks back, director Spike Lee shared his thoughts on Quentin Tarantino’s depiction of slavery in Django Unchained, despite the fact that he had yet to see the film. Lee argued that Tarantino was treating slavery like a joke, which led to his obvious disgust with the whole project.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Director Antoine Fuqua came to Tarantino’s defense while speaking at the 17th Capri, Hollywood Film Festival.

“That’s just not the way you do things,” said Fuqua, in reference to Lee’s quote. “If you disagree with the way a colleague did something, call him up, invite him out for a coffee, talk about it. But don’t do it publicly.”

“I don’t think Quentin Tarantino has a racist bone in his body,” he said. “Besides, I’m good friends with [Django Unchained star] Jamie Foxx and he wouldn’t have anything to do with a film that had anything racist to it.”

Django was expected to be a controversial film, and it seems like the issue isn’t going away any time soon. We feel as though both men should actually go see the movie before defending it or knocking it!

Ashton Tyler | Elite. 

Photo Credit:  Monica Morgan/WireImage

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Max Grunner

Elite Daily is a medium for people tired of disingenuous content; we have sought to create a space where stimulating, applicable content can reach a like-minded audience.

More In Entertainment

Also On Elite

World

ISIS Claims The US Accidentally Airdropped Boxes Of Weapons To Them (Video)

The US allegedly airdropped several boxes of weapons meant for Kurdish forces in Kobane, Syria, into the hands of the Islamic State. Video released by the militant group on Tuesday shows a stack of boxes attached to a parachute. One of the boxes is opened to reveal a large amount of hand grenades. The Pentagon has […]

Women

Comic Perfectly Captures How Feminism Is Actually Great For Everyone

Feminism is not simply a label. It’s the way you talk about women’s bodies every day and the negative words that make it seem like being a woman is shameful. Japanese comic artist Rasenth believes feminism is for everyone, and he’s ready to explain why. When Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree in California last […]

Women

16 Insane Things Men Should Stop Thinking Women Do, Because We Don’t

Women and men will forever remain a mystery to one another. No matter how many “Entourage” or “Sex and The City” episodes we watch, we’ll never truly understand the inner workings of the opposite sex. Because deep down, past all the games and the sex, there are deep-rooted misunderstandings that many times resonate in oppressive […]

World

Parents Shocked When Son Police Claimed Was Dead Answers The Door

Justin Priest is, surprisingly, alive. The 29-year-old South Anchorage, Alaska resident answered the door on Thursday morning to find his relieved and shocked family sobbing outside. Priest’s parents, Jay and Karen, had been awoken at 3 am by an Alaska State Trooper, who informed them their son had been killed in a Juneau car accident. After […]

World

Apparently, All You Need To Fight The Flu This Season Is A Scarf (Photos)

Flu season is upon us once again. Even if you arm yourself with Purell, get your flu shot and wash your hands every 15 minutes, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to come in contact with the virus. It’s nearly impossible not to. Unless you’re a hermit, you’re bound to be in the vicinity […]

Life

Nice Guys Finish Last Because Too Many Men Have Pretended To Be Nice

Being nice for the sake of being nice is a great thing. If everyone were to be nice simply for the sake of being a nice, happy individual, the world would be a much better place. Sadly, that isn’t the world we live in. Most people who are being nice to you are being nice […]