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Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in purple suit



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Spike Lee is making a fashion statement in honor of Kobe Bryant. 

The basketball fan and Oscar winner, who directed the 2009 documentary “Kobe Doin’ Work,” paid tribute to Bryant at the 92nd annual Academy Awards Sunday in a purple and gold suit, a nod to Bryant’s legendary career as a Los Angeles Laker. 

Lee’s Gucci suit featured Bryant’s number “24” stitched on his lapels and on the back. He completed his look with a pair of orange and black Kobe sneakers from Nike and his signature hat and glasses, both purple.  

During an interview with E!’s Ryan Seacrest, Lee was visibly emotional when asked about his fashionable tribute to Bryant, struggling to muster up a response. 

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Spike Lee arrives at the 92nd Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre.

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Jan. 26. 

This is not the first time Lee has fashionably paid tribute at the Oscars. Last year, the director donned another purple suit in honor of Prince, complete with a necklace of the singer’s famous symbol.

Lee went on to win his first Oscar for the Best Original Screenplay for his 2018 film“Blackkklansman.” He will present during Sunday’s show. 

“This is a year later. A lot for things change,” Lee told Seacrest. “I’m happy to be here. I’m going to present (and)… enjoy myself.”

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