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Tyler Perry poses for a photo on the red carpet at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios at Tyler Perry Studios on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Atlanta. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Invision/AP)

Tyler Perry Christens New Studio With Help of Oprah, Others

Tyler Perry officially christened his massive new film studio Saturday, beaming as his fellow entertainment industry luminaries descended on Atlanta and strode a red carpet to his sprawling complex for an opening gala.
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 20: Director and New York Knicks fan Spike Lee looks on before the start of the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 20, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees

Spike Lee Shells Out For Knicks Memorabilia at Auction

Lee added to his New York Knicks collection by purchasing 13 items associated with his favorite team in a recent auction. The family of late Knicks coach Red Holzman sold off 35 items that netted $319,341, according to SCP Auctions, which handled last week’s sale.
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This Sept. 21, 2016 file photo shows Nate Parker, the director, screenwriter and star of "The Birth of a Nation" at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Filmmaker Nate Parker Apologizes For Being 'Tone Deaf'

"Standing here today at 39, the reality is I was quite tone deaf ... to a lot of the things that happened in the climate," Parker said at a small news conference in Venice on Sunday. "My response obviously hurt a lot of people, frustrated and angered a lot of people and I apologize."
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This Sept. 21, 2016 file photo shows Nate Parker, the director, screenwriter and star of "The Birth of a Nation" at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Nate Parker To Debut New Film at Venice Film Festival

Parker will premiere his new film “American Skin” at the Venice Film Festival, his first film since a past rape allegation derailed the release of his Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation."
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Spike Lee arrives at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Denzel Washington at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Spike Lee Calls For Hollywood To 'Shut It Down' In Georgia

Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat.
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Actor Denzel Washington accepts the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Dolby Theatre, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee Toast Denzel Washington at AFI Honor

Washington was the man of the hour Thursday night with everyone from Julia Roberts to Spike Lee turning out to celebrate him as this year's recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. But when he finally took the stage to accept the honor he did something unexpected: At his own award ceremony,...
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NEW YORK - MARCH 20: Actor Denzel Washington and director Spike Lee attend Universal Pictures' premiere of "The Inside Man" at the Ziegfeld Theater March 20, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Spike Lee To Present Denzel Washington With AFI Award

Lee will honor Washington’s illustrious career by presenting his friend and collaborator the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award. AFI says Tuesday, June 4, 2019, that Lee will present the actor and director with the honor at a gala Thursday, June 6 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
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Charlie Wachtel, left, and Spike Lee accept the award for best adapted screenplay for "BlacKkKlansman" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Spike Lee Wins First Competitive Oscar For 'BlacKkKlansman'

Spike Lee's first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into a joyful, passionate, and briefly profane one…
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Tip "T.I." Harris arrives at the "Get Hard" Los Angeles Premiere held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador)

T.I. Slams Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Gucci Shopping Spree

Rapper and actor T.I. just added more fuel to the fire by dropping a diss track against boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his views on shopping at a Beverly Hills Gucci store.
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Spike Lee poses for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Director Spike Lee Boycotts Gucci, Prada Over Blackface

Director Spike Lee says he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers, following a pair of blackface fashion fails.
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