Spike Lee at the Vanity Fair kickoff party for...
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For one fleeting second, I thought this was a wild rumor when Photoquilty posted it to the AppMtn Facebook group earlier today.

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  1. Honestly, I work with children and nothing surprises me any more. I think there are worse named kids than Spike in the world; one lovely little girl I know is named Kitty-Belle. Don’t get me wrong, I like the name Kitty and I love the name Belle but together they belong on a cat collar, not a child.

  2. I have to admit that the first thing that came into my head upon reading this announcement was that Mike Myers never fails to unimpress me.

    1. I should perhaps add that I am somewhat influenced by the first Spike I ever met: a friend’s poorly behaved and rather ugly dog.