Spike Lee interviewed by New York magazine... 'Spike Lee Talks Obama, the End of Mookie’s Brooklyn, and the Hollywood Colour Line'
"... You are going to be misquoted, misjudged, or whatever, but this started early. Joe Klein said Do the Right Thing was going to incite riots ... I remember this one line: Opening this weekend, “in not too many theatres near you, one hopes.” So it is not new.
And now the president says it’s the film he took his wife to on their first date.
Yeah, I’d say Joe Klein maybe had that wrong.
It must be pretty amazing that Obama took Michelle to Do the Right Thing.
When he was sizing Michelle up, this fine woman, he said, “How am I going to impress her?” I always kid him, good thing he didn’t choose motherf#cking Driving Miss Daisy or she would have dumped his ass right there..."