Couple Sues Spike Lee Over His Trayvon Tweet He retweeted wrong address of George Zimmerman By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Nov 9, 2013 12:04 PM CST 104 comments Comments Spike Lee has apologized for the mistaken tweet. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) (Newser) – An errant tweet sent out by Spike Lee in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing might end up being costly to the filmmaker. A Florida couple has sued because he retweeted their address in Sanford, Florida, in the mistaken belief it was George Zimmerman's, reports the Smoking Gun. Lee quickly apologized when the mistake came to light, but Elaine and David McClain, both in their 70s, say they've been subjected to harassment and death threats since. They accuse Lee of "encouraging a dangerous mob mentality." Court filings suggest they're seeking $1.2 million.