Spike Lee Reveals He and Wife Are on Different Sides of Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton

Sanders has the director's support while Tonya Lewis Lee is backing Clinton: "There's a little bit of a divide in the household."

Spike Lee and his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee, may agree on many things, but the 2016 presidential race is not one of them.

During The Hollywood Reporter's New York issue cover shoot, Lee reveals in a video interview that he and his wife of 23 years aren't simpatico on who should score the 2016 Democratic nomination. 

"My beautiful wife, ... she is a Hillary Clinton supporter," Lee said on set following his sit-down interview with fellow Brooklynite Sanders. "So there's a little bit of a divide in the household."

Though the couple may not politically see eye-to-eye, his children — Satchel and Jackson — concur with their father. "My two children are with their daddy," Lee said of his kids.

With a smirk on his face, Lee added: "We try not to talk about the two Democratic candidates in the Lee household."

Read THR's full cover story for more on Sanders' thoughts about education, guns and Obama’s legacy on the eve of the crucial New York primary.

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