Spike Lee asks Hollywood to Boycott Georgia due to its Abortion Law

Spike Lee arrives for the 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 24 February 2019. The Oscars are presented for outstanding individual or collective efforts in 24 categories in film making. Arrivals – 91st Academy Awards, Los Angeles, USA – 24 Feb 2019

During Denzel Washington’s AFI Lifetime Achievement tribute in Los Angeles on Thursday, Spike Lee expressed his support for boycotting Georgia! Several Hollywood Studios such as Disney, Netflix, and Warner Bros. have expressed their unwillingness to film in the state due to the “heartbeat” bill.

“They gotta shut it down. I know it’s gonna affect peoples livelihood, but that’s how things change. There were black bus drivers in Montgomery and they were affected by the boycott but so be it. You gotta be on the right side of history and the state of Georgia and those other states, they’re wrong, Lee told a reporter.

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