Red Hook Summer director Spike Lee is sick and tired of being asked about his rival, Tyler Perry. In a recent interview with KISS FM, the outspoken filmmaker was quick to sidestep questions about his longstanding feud with Perry. “Peace and love. Leave it at that,” Lee curtly said when asked about his fellow filmmaker. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has more:
Do not ask Spike Lee about Tyler Perry.
“No more Tyler Perry questions, please,” Lee said during a Thursday visit with KISS 104.1 host Art Terrell, after listeners called in asking about past dust-ups between the two filmmakers.
In the past, Lee has criticized Perry’s work, and Perry has responded suggesting that Lee travel south — way south — in search of warmer temperatures, if you get our meaning.
But enough of that.
“Peace and love, leave it at that,” Lee said Thursday. He was in town promoting his latest movie, “Red Hook Summer,” which opens in Atlanta on Aug. 24.
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