The People Have Given Spike Lee Over A Million Dollars: Let's Weep

8/16/2013 11:00 AM PDT, by
Spike Lee
went and did it. He raised just over 1.3 million dollars on Kickstarter. Spike Lee, the famous, talented, connected filmmaker, managed to get a bunch of regular ol' people to fund his new movie. And that's weird.

We've already gone over the weirdness in detail-- but really, Spike Lee doesn't have a million dollars to make his own movie? He doesn't have connections? He really, honestly can't get someone to back one of his films? -- so let's just let Spike do his little happy dance right now: And now let's see him do it in video form! Be warned though, he says "motherf---er" a few times (he does apologize though!) and he also quotes Malcolm X to explain why he used Kickstarter. For real:

Is the world going crazy? Is the world actually going crazy?
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1013 days ago

Erkel is looking a little long in the tooth

1013 days ago

Is Spike Lee famous or something? All I know is he's black.

Tuco The Ugly
1013 days ago

El Senor Spike FuckingNagger Lee wants the money to buy Nick Tickets.

Marko Campbell
1012 days ago

What the fuck is wrong with Americans giving shits money?

Stephan B.
1012 days ago

I do hope they are considered investor's and are able to make a profit off Spike's film project, or at least get their money back ?? Kickstarter is a total scam!