Although "Django Unchained" has been widely praised by critics, won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay and broke Quentin Tarantino's box office record, Lee spoke out against the film's portrayal of slavery without having seen the flick.
Lee had said previously in an interview with Vibetv that he did not plan to see "Django" because he considered the film "disrespectful."
In an interview with the Guardian, Foxx responded to Lee's criticism.
"The question for me is: where's Spike Lee coming from?" he said. "He didn't like Whoopi Goldberg, he doesn't like Tyler Perry, he doesn't like anybody, I think he's sort of run his course. I mean, I respect Spike, he's a fantastic director. But he gets a little shady when he's »
- The Huffington Post
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