Some fans got mad when Elba was mentioned as a possible 007.
The broadcaster said the tweet was “supposed to be a joke.”
“He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat,” Cohen told a House committee.
POTUS called the director’s comments “racist.”
The “Empire” star’s interview will air Thursday.
“I, Spike Lee Of Sound Mind And Body Will No Longer Wear Prada Or Gucci,” he said.
“Back when I was a kid, that was OK,” the journalist argued.
POTUS was responding to accusations Omarosa makes in her book “Unhinged.”