Spike Lee Boycotting Gucci and Prada Over 'Blackface Hateful Imagery'
Spike Lee I’m Done with Prada & Gucci!!! Rips ’em for ‘Coonery and Buffoonery’
3:17 PM PT — T.I. just weighed in on the controversy, saying he’s going to stop buying Gucci and also calling on people to boycott the brand. The rapper says he’s been spending seven figures on Gucci for several years, but that ends now.
T.I. went on a long rant, saying he’s not accepting Gucci’s apology and accusing the company of purposefully being disrespectful and racist. He ended his rant by saying, “I Don’t Give a F*** if I gotta wear Target brand s***.”
Spike Lee‘s had it with Prada and Gucci’s racist blackface blunders … so he’s boycotting the luxury brands until they hire some black designers to keep them in check.
The “BlacKkKlansman” director announced he’s no longer going to wear either Prada or Gucci Friday in wake of yet another blackface controversy from the Italian Fashion houses. If you missed it, Gucci got dragged this week over an $890 blackface sweater.
Spike says he’s done with both brands “Until They Hire Some Black Designers ‘To Be In Da Room When It Happens.”’ He added … “It’s Obvious To Da Peoples