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'Training Day' Director Ignores Spike Lee Bashing, Defends "Django" N-Word Usage
 

 
Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua has stepped up and come to the defense of fellow director Quentin Tarantino's new Django Unchained box office hit amid dicey remarks from Spike Lee over its controversial N-word usage.

Although he can respect Spike's stance, Fuqua said the renowned Hollywood director chose the wrong way to get his point across.

"That's just not the way you do things," said Fuqua, speaking on the sidelines of the 17th Capri, Hollywood Film Festival. "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." (The Hollywood Reporter)
The Training Day director also said the movie's context supported Tarantino's usage of the controversial word.

Fuqua continued: "I haven't seen the film, so I can't speak about it specifically, but we're supposed to find some truth in films and if you set a film in the 1850s, you're going to hear the word 'n****r,' because that's the way they spoke then, and you're going to discuss slavery because that was part of the reality," he said. "I want my kids to hear those kinds of words in the right context, so that they'll know that language is not OK," Fuqua said. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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 4 years ago '10        #2
ghettofire 3 heat pts
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Inb4 eight million pages of racist a.ss posts.
 4 years ago '08        #3
Arson 84 heat pts84
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inb4 somebody says Fuqua is a ****
 01-01-2013, 01:26 AM         #4
Silver N Black 
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2013. Say no to race baiting trolling.
 4 years ago '05        #5
Bea5T 137 heat pts137
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Spike lee is a grown a.ss man dressing like a 16 year old kid in the 90s

nuff said.
 01-01-2013, 03:13 AM         #6
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 Bea5T said:
Spike lee is a grown a.ss man dressing like a 16 year old kid in the 90s

nuff said.


 4 years ago '07        #7
Jayceon 477 heat pts477
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well said
 4 years ago '06        #8
nightmare 429 heat pts429
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in before Fuqua is a house negroe
 4 years ago '04        #9
skillahmang 2 heat pts
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Fuqua the Don.


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 Bea5T said:
Spike lee is a grown a.ss man dressing like a 16 year old kid in the 90s

nuff said.
 4 years ago '09        #11
UrbanEnterprise 57 heat pts57
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pretty much what everyone has been sayin, its a movie based during slavery where the word ****** is thrown around like its normal

how difficult is that to comprehend
 4 years ago '12        #12
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 NQBATHRQQMPIC said:
"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."
So... he goes ahead and ignores his own advice? Isn't he calling out Spike Lee out publicly right now?
 4 years ago '05        #13
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Well put.
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 BlessInTheSky said:
So... he goes ahead and ignores his own advice? Isn't he calling out Spike Lee out publicly right now?
actually no,
did you even read it?


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 RoyaL CraCk said:
actually no,
did you even read it?




boxden home of some the biggest idiots in the good ol u-s- of A(ssholes)
 4 years ago '11        #16
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 BlessInTheSky said:
So... he goes ahead and ignores his own advice? Isn't he calling out Spike Lee out publicly right now?
your idiot of the year and the year just started
 4 years ago '07        #17
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 BlessInTheSky said:
So... he goes ahead and ignores his own advice? Isn't he calling out Spike Lee out publicly right now?
some black people do anything to stay in a white mans good graces
 4 years ago '10        #18
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I guess people thought they was in for wholesome, rompin, stompin family oriented period piece like the Wild Wild West...
 4 years ago '04        #19
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Fuqua>>>>>>>>>>Lee
 4 years ago '06        #20
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 Windy said:
fu*k up, i like the wild wild west.

this movie should of been made by a black man, and nothing you toms say will change my mind.


ima stay proud, we proud again in 13. 2013 time to bring that black pride back. ima wear a dashiki to work and i wish my boss would tell me to take it off


call up jesse and we'd march on them devils
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