Posts Tagged ‘Spike Lee’

Spike Lee Tweets Wrong Address For Zimmerman Elderly Couple Now Experiencing Mo’ Better Blues

March 28, 2012

With Twitter and Facebook continuing to explode with posts purporting to contain the address of George Zimmerman, property records and interviews reveal that the home is actually the longtime residence of a married Florida couple, both in their 70s, who have no connection to the man who killed Trayvon Martin and are now living in fear due to erroneous reports about their connection to the shooter.

The mass dissemination of the address on Edgewater Circle in Sanford–the Florida city where Martin was shot to death last month–took flight last Friday when director Spike Lee retweeted a tweet containing Zimmerman’s purported address to his 240,000 followers.

Spike Lee loose with the facts, while using artistic license, ignites passion while  tweeting wrong address for George Zimmerman, putting Florida elderly couple at risk.

CNBC Host Says Obama Sullied Office With ‘Ass to Kick’ Line

June 8, 2010

Not everybody was pleased with President Obama’s uncharacteristic line on the Today Show, spoken in the pre-school hours Tuesday morning, that he wants some “ass to kick” in the Gulf oil crisis.

 Click here to find out more!Becky Quick, who co-hosts Squawk Box with lead anchor Joe Kernen and co-host Carl Quintanilla, slapped Obama for using unpresidential language in an interview he knew would be aired as children prepared for school.

“If you’re the president of the United States and you go on the Today Show which is a morning show, where you’re going to have a lot of kids sitting around watching this, I think you choose your words more carefully,” said Quick. “Using the A word when you are on the Today Show talking with Matt Lauer, yeah, that disturbs me.

Obama has been under pressure in the media and even among his friends, notably film director Spike Lee, to air more passion when addressing the oil crisis. But Quick, who said she likes the president, said he sullied the office on the Today Show.

This was shortly after the statement “One time, go off!” Spike Lee demanded of Obama  on CNN.

“If there’s any one time to go off, this is it, because this is a disaster.” Lets do a take two, and this time say kick ass and  mean it.