Director Spike Lee’s recent profanity-laced rant about gentrification in his hometown on Brooklyn, N.Y. has clearly struck a nerve.
After his complaints about the “great influx of white people” received widespread media attention, it appears that locals in the area have retaliated.
According to NY1, “Do the Right Thing,” a reference to Lee’s famous 1989 film of the same name, was spray-painted on a Brooklyn home next door to where Lee used to live. The Inside Man filmmaker currently lives in Manhattan.
Meanwhile, people in the neighborhood think the incident is directly related to Lee’s controversial remarks.
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