"Difficulties in relationship with Spike Lee
Though Bill Lee scored his son's first four movies, they had a falling out shortly after the arrest on drug charges.
"I don't have anything to do with Spike now," Lee told New York Newsday in 1994. "We haven't talked for two years."
Bill Lee has said their problems started with his son's intolerance of his interracial second marriage. The family feud began in 1976, when Spike Lee's mother Jacquelyn died of cancer and Susan Kaplan moved in with Bill. Spike has been quoted as saying, "my mother wasn't even cold in her grave.""
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