Spike Lee

Jamie Foxx discusses Django Unchained’s n-word usage, Spike Lee boycotts film

In the previews for Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Django Unchained, a western-themed work set in America’s south during slavery, the lead character Django, portrayed by Jamie Foxx, announces coyly that “the d is silent” in the pronunciation of his name. Following a Christmas day release it’s become abundantly clear that the n-word does not remain silent in the feature. Read what lead actor Jamie Foxx had to say about the abundance of said word and how it caused difficulties for Leonardo DiCaprio. In addition find out why fellow director Spike Lee is opposed to the film without ever having seen it.