Spike Lee Apologizes for Woody Allen Comments

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UPDATED: Spike Lee has apologized for his comments defending Woody Allen against the demolition culture in Hollywood.
"I deeply apologize. My words were wrong. I tolerate and will not tolerate sexual harassment, assault or violence. Such treatment causes real damage that cannot be minimized, ”he wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
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Spike Lee

I deeply apologize. My words were wrong. I do not tolerate and will not tolerate sexual harassment, assault or violence. Such treatment causes real harm that cannot be minimized. Really, Spike Lee.
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In an interview on New York radio's "In the Morning" talk show, Lee shared his thoughts on how Allen was treated with the hosts Len Berman and Michael Riedel
"I just want to say that Woody Allen is a great filmmaker, and this rejection is not just Woody. And I think if we look back we will see that without killing anyone, I don't know that you are just someone as if it had never existed, ”said Lee.
Lee added, "Woody is a friend of mine, a Knick fan, so I know he's going through it."
Though more was asked about Allen, the conversation turned to the New York Knicks, whose NBA team Lee has long been a fan.
Allen has fallen out of favor with many people in Hollywood after renewed allegations that he molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow at the age of 7. He has repeatedly rejected the allegations and, after two police investigations in the 1990s, was not charged with any crime.
Earlier this year, Allen's memoir was published by Arcade Publishing after being rejected and protested by several other publishers. Amazon also canceled a film deal with Allen, which resulted in them settling a $ 68 million lawsuit. The studio has released its film "A Rainy Day in New York" and some stars, including Timothée Chalamet, have donated the money they earned from the film to charity.
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