He’s also been getting a lot of flack for the production. It should come as no surprise that one notable person in particular, Spike Lee, is refusing to see it because he says it’s disrespectful.
However, not too long ago, the filmmaker appeared to give Foxx blessing regarding the film.
‘‘I’m not going to say anything bad about this film. It looks like y’all are getting it,” is what Jamie said Spike told him, when they talked about the film, reports Shadow & Act.
It really is unclear about what Spike was saying in the moment, but let’s fast forward to a recent interview with Vibe.
“I cant speak on it ’cause I’m not gonna see it… All I’m going to say is that it’s disrespectful to my ancestors. That’s just me… I’m not speaking on behalf of anybody else.”
There’s always two sides of a coin right?
Will you see it?
Watch the interview: