Spike Lee Accidently Reveals Top Winner At Cannes Film Festival As Ceremony Starts

Spike Lee, who was serving as a juror at Cannes Film Festival this week, accidentally spoiled the winner of the event’s top prize, the Palme d’Or, at the start of the award ceremony. He compared his mistake to missing a clutch free throw in a basketball game.

“I have no excuses. I messed up,” Spike said at a press conference, per Deadline. “I’m a big sports fan. It’s like the guy at the end of the game in the foul line, he misses the free throw, or a guy misses a kick, so no apologies.”