Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Spike Lee Pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars Suit (photos)


Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)
On Sunday night, Spike Lee, 62, paid tribute to Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant by wearing a purple-and-gold Gucci suit marked with the late basketball star's jersey number to the Oscars Award ceremony.


Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)
The legendary director had "24" embroidered on his back and across his lapel, while his custom outfit's colors nodded to the LA Lakers, where Bryant spent his entire professional career.

                                Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)

Lee who was with his wife Tonya Lewis Lee, 53 made the touching tribute following the helicopter accident that killed the former player, his daughter Gianna, 13, and eight others just over two weeks ago.
                                 
                                 Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)

Lee Lee completed his look with a purple hat, glasses and a pair of Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Strategy" sneakers, one of the many designs to emerge from Bryant's long-standing collaboration with the brand.

                             Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)
                         
Asked how he was doing by Ryan Seacrest during E!'s live red carpet coverage, the director was unable to summon a response. Seemingly lost for words, he shrugged before the interview shifted focus. 

Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)
   Spike Lee pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in custom Oscars suit (photos)

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