On Sunday he rejoiced after winning his first ever in-competition Oscar.
But Thursday brought bad news for Spike Lee, with the BlacKkKlansman director slugged with a lawsuit for allegedly ripping off another artist's song for use in his 1996 film Girl 6, according to TMZ.
Friends - Prince - Spike - Music - Film
'Longtime friends Prince and Spike teamed up' to make the music and the film - and both Lee and the estate of the deceased Purple Rain singer are being targeted by James Brandon's lawsuit, according to the gossip site.
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TMZ - Reporting - Court - Documents - Brandon
In TMZ's reporting of the court documents, they said Brandon 'had recorded a song called Phone Sex in 1993'...