Watch: Spike Lee Clears The Air On His Kickstarter Campaign

While sitting down for an interview with Bloomberg Network’s “Street Smart” program, Spike Lee was taken aback when questioned by host Trish Regan on his $1.25 million kickstarter campaign to fund his upcoming independent film.

“I’ve been doing Kickstarter before there was Kickstarter,” the Inside Man director said as Regan asked Lee, referencing his income, why he’s using a site frequented by “novice directors.”

Watch the video above.