Top rated Hollywood filmmaker, Spike Lee is of the opinion that the US president Donald Trump could stir a civil war if he decides not to leave the White House after a defeat from the Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, in the forthcoming November election.
The film maker’s said this in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Friday August 27. In the interview, Lee spoke about the recent shooting of Jacob Blake and hate. He said;
“hate”that is spread by Trump is “heartbreaking.”
“black and brown people” and “black and brown trans people are being shot down like animals.”
“We have so much hate in the world – specifically the United States of America,” Lee said.
“This guy in the White House, and what he’s done, and what this just, level of hate, Anderson, it’s heartbreaking,” Lee told Cooper.
“I pray to God” that Trump is “out” of the White House on November 3.
“I think you talked about this, too. I have — I think there’s going to be shenanigans, some skulduggery that if he loses, particularly in a close vote, he might not want to leave,” Lee said.
“Anderson, are we coming to a civil war?
“The next civil war in the United States of America. I ask you that question.”
Lee admitted he “can’t have a restful sleep” because “black and brown people being burdened, shot down, for no other reason because of their skin.