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Someone Spray-Painted ‘Do the Right Thing’ Next to Spike Lee’s Old House After His Gentrification Rant

And an anarchy symbol, of course. NY1 has the exclusive, days after Spike Lee complained about disrespect by newcomers to the Brooklyn neighborhood: A Fort Greene resident, who lives next door to the director’s father, “woke up Friday morning to find someone spray painted ‘Do the Right Thing’ more than once on his home,” and broken a window. “He believes the message was meant for the house next door.”

Lee went off about how the area has changed on Tuesday night at nearby Pratt Institute, specifically mentioning his old place at 165 Washington Park.

His dad “bought a house in nineteen-motherfuckin’-sixty-eight, and the motherfuckin’ people moved in last year and called the cops on my father,” for playing his jazz bass, Lee said. “He doesn’t even play electric bass! It’s acoustic!” he added. “We bought the motherfuckin’ house in nineteen-sixty-motherfuckin’-eight and now you call the cops? In 2013? Get the fuck outta here!”

He is not going to be happy about this.

Vandals Graffiti Next to Spike Lee’s Old House