Lee Daniels Talks Racism: “I Became Very Angry at White People”

Jen Yamato, Deadline, December 2, 2013

The Coen brothers‘ Inside Llewyn Davis won Best Feature tonight at the fourth annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards but lost some of the spotlight to presenter Lee Daniels, who made some eyebrow-raising remarks. {snip}

After telling the Gothams crowd to STFU, Daniels shared high praise for friend and collaborator Whitaker. “When I did research for The Butler I became very angry at white people. That shit ain’t funny because it’s not funny what happened. . . . The lesson I learned when I did The Butler was that Forest told me to keep my anger in, to not be a stereotypical angry black man. Because if I were angry and I saw racism, then it became real. I had to step above it and pretend it wasn’t there. How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude? But Forest helped me through that. He taught me a lot.”


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  • [Guest]

    >>>… it’s not funny what happened…

    “The Butler” was a work of fiction supposedly loosely based on fact, wasn’t it? In other words, it didn’t really happen.

    So, to Lee Daniels I say this: “What DIDN’T happen isn’t funny either.”

  • MekongDelta69

    As if this crude black guy cursing at the audience didn’t already hate white people, long before this.

    Yeah – ok…

  • Svigor

    Lefties and libs are quick to label others’ behaviors as “incitements to violence,” while ignoring how much of their own qualifies as same. Movies, television, and media, academia, etc., are rife with lefty incitements to violence against white “gentiles.”

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      It is only the Left’s actions that are incitement to violence, murder, rape and genocide against us. Do they understand we know what they are doing and that the darkies violence against us will lead to them being killed?

  • negrolocaust

    hey!! knockout is every day now! google news this:

    “Knockout game” may have claimed another victim in Milw.

  • Lord_Steven_Regal

    I thought that we’re not supposed to racially profile or generalize? Oh wait, profiling whites as objects to hate is acceptable profiling in New America.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude?”

    How do you tell your 17 year old son that Africans never invented so much as a ship with a sail or a written language? How do you tell your 17 year old son that if blacks had never been sent to the New World he wouldn’t even know what a 7-11 was? How do you tell your 17 year old son that tens of millions of blacks in africa (far removed from the pernicious hand of White racism) are starving to death because they are incapable of feeding themselves? How do you tell your 17 year old son that millions of blacks in africa live in mud and grass huts because they haven’t the ability to form modern civilizations?

    • Jefferson

      Liberals and Bantus blame African poverty on White people. They claim that Europeans raped Africa out of all of it’s rich resources. They put zero blame on corrupt Black African dictators who steal billions in money from their own people. They are off the hook in the eyes of the left wing. It is all Whitey’s fault.

      • So CAL Snowman

        It’s funny, the Chinese don’t seem to have a problem finding all of these African resources that were raped and stolen by Whitey.

    • gemjunior

      Very well said. Especially useful to inform those blacks that constantly rant about the good old days when they were the world’s greatest kings, philosophers, doctors and all of them lived in palaces until white men stole the knowledge from them is just not true. I like to point out that if that were ever true then the people would have been able to build all that again, instead of savage cannibals of a failed race.

      • Sick of it

        It should be noted that even AFTER we sold them firearms they could not defeat us. During the Middle Ages.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    ” I had to step above it and pretend it wasn’t there.”

    Which is made easier by the fact that it really isn’t there. Go with it, though.

    • DudeWheresMyCountry?

      The only pretending this tool is doing concerns his own racism.

      But we know better.

  • pcmustgo

    I’ve become angry at blacks and other non-white groups for the anti-white racism I endured. It makes me want to “let’em have it” when it comes to “dialouges on race”. I don’t hold back…

    • Jefferson

      You ever thought about White flighting out of NYC and moving to some small town in Upstate New York that does not have a lot of Bantus ?

      • ms_anthro

        And after his small White town is flooded with Section 8ers and Somalian “refugees,” where should he go?

        Running away is what got us into this mess.

      • pcmustgo

        When and if I get married and have kids. I have a great apartment with cheap rent I don’t want to give up here, safe neighborhood, run a business here… but yeah, I won’t miss the dirty looks, nasty glares, and worse that comes along with ethnic diversity. I had to learn the hard way what’s so great about living in an almost all white area- it’s what you DON’T have to put up with or deal with.

  • Truthseeker

    He can’t go into a 7-11 because he’s black? Why? Is the Indian cashier a racist? Whatever. White people something!

    • libertarian1234

      “He can’t go into a 7-11 because he’s black?”

      They can’t even whine and moan about anything without revealing how dim-witted they are, and the vast, vast majority of what they claim, like not being able to go into a 7-11, are bald face lies.

      The one-sided war of black on white that Thomas Sowell pointed out has been going on for many years and amounts to the initial stages of a race war, yet they have the unmitigated gall to speak of white racism.

    • Jefferson

      If a 7-11 Indian cashier were to shoot and kill a Black yoof who was trying to rob him, I am sure law enforcement and the media would classify it as a hate crime by labeling the dot head man as “White” just like they with George Zimmerman.

      • gemjunior

        Yes, or even label him an “White Indian” or a “White Hindu” like Zim was magically transformed from Hispanic to “White Hispanic”

        • Jefferson

          Or label him as a “Tanned White”.

    • John K

      Didn’t Trayvon Martin steal some Skittles from there before getting ventilated (elsewhere)?

  • Lewis33

    Tribesmen versus blacks vie for best director…either way, we lose.

  • Dave4088

    It’s obvious that the whole purpose of Hollywood movies these days is to foment hatred of white people and inflame the racial passions of non-whites. And maybe when African American dudes stop committing so much violent crime they won’t be profiled in 7-elevens or elsewhere. But there’s a better chance of hell freezing over than blacks behaving themselves.

  • Lewis33

    A movie about blacks fighting the man and a movie about a Bob Dylan (Zimmerman) wannabe fighting the man…no wonder I don’t go to movies anymore.

  • Dave4088

    As a white man, just reading the police blotter and lurid news stories of black on white violence makes me very angry at black people, so touche.

  • If the critter doesn’t like white people, he could always leave for a black country. Nobody is keeping him here against his will.

    • A Freespeechzone

      I agree with you; but that anti-White bigot, along with many others, want White people to literally be eliminated and wealth confiscated.

      This message emanates and is amplified from the WH, DOJ, MSM and self-loathing liberals, which emboldens this attitude and behavior.

      • There is no way to usefully confiscate “wealth”. People who do productive work generate wealth, and that is the end of the story. Getting rid of the people who do this produces poverty.

        • MBlanc46

          Hence, black ghettos that were once prosperous white neighborhoods.

        • A Freespeechzone

          “Usefully” or not–there is no doubt that this administration wants a redistribution of wealth from those who produce it–to the takers in society.

          Obama’s ‘hope and change’ is to transform the United States into a Third World craphole through redistribution.

          It’s about making everyone equally poor….

  • libertarian1234

    “How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude?”

    Well, first of all you have to tell him you’re lying, because you can go into a 7-11.

    Then secondly, you need to sit down at the computer with him and show him the Color of Crime data taken from the US Dept. of Justice and point out that black males are but 6% of the population, but commit 10 times the number of murders as whites and Hispanics combined. Tell him that Bill O’Reilly verified that figure as well by using his own research team to do so.

    Then pop up Colin Flaherty’s book, White Girl Bleed a Lot , revealing thousands of black on white violence in hundreds of locales throughout the country and then explain that these are but a fraction of the black on white crime that has occurred for many years.

    Then explain to him that all the anti-white hatred preached by all the black talking heads on t.v., the white weenies in the MSM, the entertainment industry and academia, is based on a pack of lies, exaggerations, myths, and a desire to incite racial hatred against whites.

    Then SLOWLY explain to him that nobody holds him and his tribal kin back in this country. Tell him loudly and bluntly that they can’t succeed on their own, because every race on the planet is smarter than they are and all of them exhibit much more mental discipline, energy and a greater willingness to work than they do.

    Then ask him a question: Blacks have lived a stone-age type of existence for thousands of years never having invented a written language or even the wheel, so why would anybody expect them to be any different in this country just by changing locations?

    If he can grasp that….or most of it….maybe he can become famous and explain it all to Oprah Winfrey who is whining about white racism after acquiring billions from white “racists.”

    • Whitetrashgang

      You need your own radio show at least.

      • John R

        Naaa, he is too honest. Even the conservative talk show hosts try to soft pedal the race issue.

    • Who Me?

      Nope. You’re talking to a 17 yr old male, and a black male at that. All that will do is get him all excited and make him think that he can do it too! Especially the part, “thousands of black on white violence in hundreds of locales throughout the country and then explain that these are but a fraction of the black on white crime that has occurred for many years.”
      He never heard about it on the news, so to him that means they got away with it, and thus so can he. Now, you’ve just created a monster.
      There is no way to explain things rationally to a black mind. They simply do not understand in a rational manner. Best to be separate. Even better to be separated by an ocean.

    • sbuffalonative

      Mr. Daniels should tell his son that if he doesn’t want to draw attention to himself and be viewed as a potential criminal, he should never try to hide his face with a hoodie.

      When I walk down the street and see a black man wearing a hoodie when the weather isn’t appropriate for a hoodie, I profile. A black man trying to hide his face with a hoodie draws my attention.

      Another way black youths are using to hide their faces is to wear this type of hat. again, it instantly draws my attention.

      • I wear one of these Russian-style “ushanka” hats in cold weather. It is the perfect thing for the hard freeze Colorado has right now. Mine is brown rabbit-fur.

  • dd121

    If you had any doubt how much blacks hate us, this.

    • M.

      “The lesser can’t achieve what the greater has, so they cry, get angry, and make excuses.”

  • Spartacus

    “How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude?”


    Tell him supermarkets are a White concept, full of things created by Whites and Asians, and that he’d be out of place there, and that he should instead make a spear and go hunting rats, where he’d be more in his element .

    • “Tell him supermarkets are a White concept, full of things created by Whites
      and Asians, and that he’d be out of place there, and that he should
      instead make a spear and go hunt rats, where he’d be more in his element.”

      I tried but failed to think of a snappy comeback to the sentence you quoted. After I read yours, which made me snicker softly, my wife turned to me and asked “Was that you making that noise?”

  • Few things in this world are more predictable than a black man who claims to be angry at White society, because his entire existence is hinged on how much oppression he claims to suffer from. Honestly, the black folks don’t even need White people. The guilt machine runs just as effectively when there are Koreans around for black people to accuse of oppression. I’m sure when the aliens finally get here the first cries of oppression will be from black people who will claim the aliens traveled tens of thousands of light years just to oppress the universe’s favorite oppressed people.

    In fact, I’ve foreseen this and I already several patents, and I have already trademarked Alien Privilege ®. So sorry, black folks and Timmy Wise, but you’re gonna have to find a different angle when that day arrives—I beat you to it.

  • bigone4u

    The filmmaker angry at whites will not be so angry as to refrain from chasing every white woman (especially BLONDES and redheads) the first chance he gets. Just like MLK, these big mouthed blacks cry racism all the time, but can’t keep their eyes off white women. What a piece of garbage this creature is.

    • gemjunior

      We are just prettier, and that’s the way it us and our hair is nicer. Who wants to have only the choice of running your hands through false weaved hair, chia fuzz, nappy braids etc. And the constantly loud expressions and demands. No.

  • It’s over, folks. It really is.

    Loony white left wing actors are at least easy to understand since they too speak English. In contrast this black actor speaks … well … Ebonllish, I suppose. The words flow by, and they seem to make sense taken one or two at a time, but when you try to extract meaning from them in summary, all you get are the babblings of a two year old.

    • rowingfool

      Eleven or twelve year old. I believe research has shown that the average mental age of black adults is that of an eleven or twelve year old white youth.

      • So be it but white kids of that age don’t speak in streams of consciousness.

        This man’s words struck me as those of a very young child struggling — and failing — to make sense of the mysterious adult world around him. It’s really very sad as well as being societally dangerous.

  • RHG

    Of course he’s not angry enough to pack his bags and head back to the mother country.

    • Alexandra1973

      They can all boycott America. And all other white countries….

  • Stock up on guns and ammo, boys, cuz you know how this is gonna end up, right?

  • John K

    Blacks should be angry at other blacks who sold their ancestors into slavery, and should be worshiping the ground whites walk on. It was whites who freed the slaves, allowing them to enjoy the highest standard of living of any blacks in the world today. We are paying the price for it.

    Welcome to the third world, America.

    • Jack Burton

      When you think about it, why should they be angry, when historically speaking White Europeans enslaving them was the best thing to ever happen to them. They lived an idyllic life before that? They were being killed, raped and enslaved by much more cruel masters, their own people of rival tribes, and they were all impoverished.

      Just like when the Latins conquered South America, there were many native tribes who actually sided with them and helped them against the Incas and Mayans because of how cruel they were to them.

      The problem you have here, as is typical of the modern anti-White media, is they create a distorted, imbalanced perception of history to pander to blacks, they lie by omission.

      • Andrew

        Where did you read about south American tribes helping the conquistadors ?

        • Lots of Mexican tribes joined Cortez; they saw it as an opportunity to dish out some payback to the Aztecs.

          • Andrew

            I was just wondering, I’d like to read about it.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            Indeed, they wanted revenge for the genocide the Aztecs were inflicting upon them through the mass execution of their people in those ghastly executions. The fact is, many thousands of Indians assisted the Spaniards in crushing the Aztecs, whose fate was sealed when the Spaniards learned of the human sacrifices they engaged in. From that moment on, their fate was sealed.

  • Cry me a river.

    In the real world, most people wold beat [his] ass to have a prestigious, cushy, nicely-stationed position at the White house.

    Oh the saga of having a nice job for life!
    GTF outta here & take the race card with you.

  • John R

    He can’t go into a 7-Eleven because he is African American? WTF! Talk about racial paranoia! Heck, I only wish that WERE the case; I would do a lot of my shopping at 7-Eleven, then.

  • John R

    This Hollywood actor makes how much money? (I’ll guess it is more than I make, btw.) And how did he get hired to be an actor? From a studio, right? And who owned the studio? And who makes up most of the audience for his movies? And who makes up most of the owners of the corporations that back his movies? I could go on and on. The point is this jerk got everything he has from WHITE PEOPLE! Typical example of NEGRITUDE at work.

  • Chip Carver

    He proves what people have been saying for decades; you do not need to be smart, at all, to be a film director.

    This “angry” fraud apparently grew up in a fairly affluent suburban neighborhood near Philly. Part of his angry act is no doubt an attempt to try and gain street cred from his fellow besieged Aff-i-can ‘Mericans as they continue their never ending battle against The Man.

  • Alexandra1973

    The way I see it you’re either an African or an American.

  • How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude?

    Frankly, that’s the same kind of paranoia on the black leftist side that some of our people display when they say things like, “OMG Obama’s going to order an armed drone strike against me tomorrow.”

    His 17-year old son can go to 7-11. Just make sure he doesn’t bang the skull of a community watch volunteer into the concrete sidewalk on the way back.

    Meanwhile, in the neighborhood I grew up, I wouldn’t dare try going to the closest 7-11 after a certain hour.

    • Jack Burton

      Yeah, there’s a big difference between being restricted from an area, and fear of going somewhere you should be able to because of violent crime.

    • laura r

      they are proberly dining @ a nice restaurant as we speak. they live on the upper west side, have many jewish friends. lee’s boyfriend is jewish. the children are being taken care of by daniels as they are relatives. maybe he adopted them.

  • MBlanc46

    I don.’t know who this individual is, but I’m very angry at him.

  • Oil Can Harry

    And remember ladies, don’t pick up any black men you meet at the 7-11 or you’ll get herpes with your slurpees.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      ROFL, funny but true….blacks have sky high rates of genital herpes.

  • bubo

    Remember, it’s not just “The Butler.” No, the title of this hollywood nonsense is “Lee Daniel’s The Butler.”

    Overabundance of self esteem, equal parts arrogance and incompetence mixed with childlike mental abilities gives you a “talented tenth” like The Mr. Lee Daniels director extraordinaire.

    • Jack Burton

      Negroes are more narcissistic and more psychopathic, they go hand in hand.

      • crockadoodle6

        That is actually a proven fact and genetically linked.

        • Jack Burton

          Yes, that’s why I said it.

          One of the reasons they historically cited in court to dismantle segregation, such as with the interracial doll test, is that segregation was detrimental to black self-esteem. It was a lie then and it’s a lie now. Studies have shown that despite black failures in school, their low IQ, their poverty status, they actually have higher self-esteem than Whites and Asians who have more money, higher IQs and better grades. I would theorize that the much higher narcissism of blacks is a sort of evolutionary coping mechanism for their low IQ and ugliness. Otherwise they would have killed themselves as a race a long time ago.

  • Jack Burton

    He wants to talk about anger? Any White person who looks at black-on-White crime becomes angry. This isn’t what happened 200 years ago, this has been going on since integration and is still happening now.

    One particular subject which has a huge media distortion is black serial killers. There is this false notion, totally created by the media, that only White males are serial killers. The real facts are that serial killers are distributed in about the same way that other violent crimes are. Blacks actually are disproportionately more often serial killers, surprise. That’s right, but wait, we never hear of them. That’s correct, the national media purposely distorts this perception. Another distortion is that serial killers are highly intelligent, they’re not, the average serial killer IQ is 93. Some notable White serial killers have been intelligent, but overall they’re pretty stupid.

    One really disturbing serial killer, which people should remember when the media talk about how innocent black teens are, is Craig Price. He exclusively murdered White women and children. His first victim he viciously stabbed to death when he was only 13 years old. They actually had to change the laws to adapt to how evil and young blacks start to murder people, at the time he would have been released by the time he was 21 because of how the law charged minors. In Europe or Canada he probably would have been set free, but in America we do punish black crime, we haven’t been totally emasculated yet, and Price is still in prison, due to be released in 2020.

    www. teenkillers. org/index.php/memorials/rhode-island-victims/rebecca-spencer-joan-jennifer-melissa-heaton/

    • crockadoodle6

      Also, wasn’t there a black teen about 30 yrs ago (?Wayne Williams?) who was killing other black kids in Atlanta? Unfortunately, he was caught too soon.

      • I don’t think he was a teenager himself at the time; he was in his early 20s. He also blamed the Klan for the murders. The evidence used to convict Williams was circumstantial and I think most of the murders were blamed on him mainly to clear the Atlanta police department books of unsolved cases. Williams was convicted of only two.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      A pity he wasn’t found stabbed or beaten to death in his cell or the bathroom like Jeffrey Dahmer.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    What the hell is Lee Daniels talking about, that his son can’t go into a 7-11 because he’s a black male? And anyway, 7-11s are owned by Indians.

  • ms_anthro

    We homeschool, we continue to spread realism and racial awareness among our own kind, we learn the basic survival and battle skills that got us through those long, dark winters in our European motherland, we help each other and only each other, and we never, ever, ever give up our guns. Never.

  • gemjunior

    If you overhear them talking about something it will always be race, always end up being about race. There is nothing else they can think of and they have no other interests. Sick.

  • Getting riled over a ficticious movie is not the mark of a sane, emotionally-balanced individual.

  • Boris McGuffin

    I feel just awful that no-count hack Lee Daniels is angry at white people. After all, it was black people that invented the thousands of technologies that make filmmaking possible in the first place. And it is underserved stupid white guilt that has showered him with money and notoriety and a platform for his hate-whitey crapola. So yes, he really has so very much to be angry about.

    I’d like to ram my first against his face. Having his jaw wired shut for a spell would cut down on noise pollution for the duration.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      One day, some way his noise pollution might be silenced permanently. Remember that vile rapper Tupac Shakur? He met his end when an attacker pumped a full cylinder of .357Magnum bullets into him. I wouldn’t be surprised if he dies at the hands of other blacks.

  • Boris McGuffin

    That’s racist!

    White people deserve to be raped, robbed and murdered by “angry” blacks, and blacks deserve to never be looked at as rapists, robbers, and murderers.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    The manufactured anger the blacks feel towards whites is but a candle flame compared to the heat of a nuclear explosion when it comes to the anger I and millions of others harbor towards them. They have no idea that they are turning us one at a time into human landmines, we are all one trigger event from hunting down and killing them and their puppet masters. The only reason that has not happened yet is whites as a group control and channel their anger, blacks by and large do not. This however cannot go on indefinitely, when whites have enough it will kick off a war that will end with a lot of our enemies being incinerated.

  • Jim Henry

    “How do you tell your 17-year-old son that you can’t go into a 7-Eleven because you’re African-American and a dude”

    It should read “How do you tell your 17-year-old African-American son not to rob a 7-11?”

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    The idiocy of low double digit IQ blacks like Mr. Daniels knows no bounds. Their manufactured anger is but a candle flame compared to what whites are going to return the favor with. Like the scientists during the Castle Bravo test, blacks are going to find out they seriously underestimated us, and how we are going to avenge ourselves upon them and their puppet masters.

  • laura r

    lee daniels lives in a white rich jewish NYC area w/his boyfriend & children. they can go anywhere they want. i doute the son dresses like a hood rat. he problery shops @ barneys. give me a break w/this.

  • 47iscool .

    You mean the Zionists.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    The “anger” he feels towards us is but a candle flame compared to the nuclear hellfire of anger that is already in our hearts and is growing by the minute.