The family residing at the address Spike Lee tweeted shortly after the George Zimmerman verdict is suing the famous director.

David and Elaine McClain claim that Lee was so filled with hate that he put the wrong address on social media, placing the elderly couple in harm’s way.

From TMZ:

In the lawsuit … the McClains say they received numerous death threats and hate mail … and feared for their lives as their address was re-Tweeted countless times.

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The Mcclains allege that Lee’s tweet of their address encouraged “a dangerous mob mentality.”

There is no word on the amount in damages the couple is seeking.

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