The producer and director of ‘Precious,’ ‘The Butler’ and TV’s ‘Empire,’ Lee Daniels, opens up about Hollywood, race, addiction and the time Donald Trump met with him about a film job in this candid discussion for Mavericks with Ari Melber, a series of interviews with artists, musicians and cultural icons. In an emotional moment, Daniels also reveals new details about the night Halle Berry won her ground-breaking Oscar for ‘Monster’s Ball.’ Warning, this video contains some offensive language (msnbc.com/mavericks).
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Lee Daniels Gets Emotional Over Historic Oscar | Mavericks with Ari Melber | MSNBC