Spike Lee Apologizes of the Day

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Spike Lee Apologizes of the Day
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Last night, Spike Lee issued an apology to the McClains, the couple whose address he mistakenly retweeted as the address of the man who shot Trayvon Martin.

"I Deeply Apologize To The McClain Family For Retweeting Their Address," tweeted the director. "It Was A Mistake.Please Leave The McClain's In Peace.Justice In Court"

Last weekend, Lee retweeted an address to his 250,000 followers, believing it to be the home of George Zimmerman. The address was actually the home of David and Elaine McClain, an elderly Florida couple with no connection to the highly publicized case.

The McClains had to leave their home for a hotel after they received several threats from strangers. Lee himself was subjected to many racially charged responses after his mistake.

TMZ claims that Lee's apology came shortly after the couple hired a lawyer.

[TMZ]

Chris Brown's Hoodie of the Day

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Chris Brown's Hoodie of the Day
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Today, Chris Brown tweeted a photo of himself and a few friends wearing hoodies in support of Trayvon Martin, the young man who was shot to death in Sanford, Florida.

"Trayvon Martin!" wrote Brown. He also captioned the Instagram photo a "memory to keep around forever."

The singer is one of many public figures who have been sporting hoodies in support of Martin's family. Stacy Francis, Chaka Khan, Eric Benet, and many other celebs recently announced that they were re-recording Khan's "Super Life" in memory of the 17-year-old.

What do you think of Brown's tweet, given his history with violence? Leave your thoughts in the comments.

[HollywoodLife]

Fake Tweeter of the Day

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Fake Tweeter of the Day
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Over the weekend, a Twitter account claiming to be comedian Will Ferrell made quite a buzz with promises of large donations to the Trayvon Martin Foundation.

"R.I.P. Trayvon Martin," wrote @RealFerrellWill. "For every R-T this tweet gets, $1 will be donated to the #TrayvonMartin Foundation, which helps counteract racism."

Of course, it was quickly found out that @RealFerrellWill was not actually the real Ferrell, and the foundation does not exist.

Despite being a fake, the account managed to gather up over 43,000 followers and earned retweets from hundreds of people, including comedian Aziz Ansari. The account has since been suspended.

"That is definitely NOT Will Ferrell who does NOT have a Twitter account," Ferrell's rep told The Hollywood Reporter. "We've informed Twitter that this is a hoax."

[TheHollywoodReporter]