Empire Creator Lee Daniels To Don Lemon, ‘I’m a Sellout’

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If you don’t want to hear the truth, don’t ask Lee Daniels, because you might not like the answer.

The famed movie director and creator of the juggernaut TV show Empire sat down with me and talked about just about everything.

First up, black folks at this year’s Oscars.

“I felt like why are we all there to present and serve you if we can’t eat the food?”

Like I said, don’t ask if you don’t want an honest answer.

When asked if “Selma” and the film’s director got snubbed because The Academy is racist, he said this.

Lee- “The work has to be good.  You know I take it back to the work.  It’s easy to call the race card for me and everybody else.  I don’t call the race card. It is what it is.  I didn’t complain when we didn’t get anything for “Butler.”  We didn’t get…

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