Spike Lee Receives Honorary Oscar + Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes Lend Their Support! [VIDEO]

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Congratulations to Spike Lee! Over the weekend, the Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences’ presented him with an honorary Oscar for his 29 year body of work, at the 7th Annual Governor’s Awards.

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Wearing a classic pair of Oscar Edition Air Jordan VI Gold Leaf Joints, Lee was presented his award from Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and Wesley Snipes.

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Lee shared photo of his award, with the caption:

Big Love To One And All, In Front Of And Behind The Cameras From SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT (1986)-G CHI-RAG (2015) For Your Art,Craft,Talent,Support And Love. Yo, We Ain’t Stoppin’ No Time Soon.And Dat’s Da Truth Ruth.

Here’s footage of Snipes, Washington and Jackson delivering a hilarious and poignant tribute: 

Other celebs in attendance included Common, Will Smith, John Singleton, Ice Cube, Malcolm D. Lee, Cheryl Boone-Isaacs (president, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) and others. See some of the candid photos!


Authored by: Kellie Williams