27/11/2022

Spike Lee arrived to Sunday’s Academy Awards wearing a purple-and-gold suit with Kobe Bryant’s No. 24 on the lapels and the back.

Spike Lee is attending the Oscars in a suit honoring the late Kobe Bryant.
Lee arrived to Sunday’s Academy Awards wearing a purple-and-gold suit with Bryant’s No. 24 on the lapels and the back.
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Lee, who won his first Oscar last year for best adapted screenplay, is slated to present an award during the ceremony.
Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26 along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, is expected to be honored in further ways during the show.
Bryant won an Academy Award in 2018 for best animated short film for “Dear Basketball.”