Topher Grace receives stunning hate call after portrayal of KKK's David Duke in Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'
Actor Topher Grace portraying former KKK leader David Duke in Spike Lee's"BlacKkKlansman." Image via screengrab.

The actor portraying ex-KKK leader David Duke in Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" received a threatening call where he was told his role is bad for race relations.


TMZ reported that actor Topher Grace, best known for his starring role in the mid-2000's That 70's Show, filed a police report after receiving the ominous call.

According to TMZ's law enforcement sources, the person who called Grace also called him a gay slur, and was described as "angry and aggressive." It's unclear how the caller got his number.

The incident report the actor filed could develop into a hate crime investigation "depending on what, if any, specific threat was made," the report continued.

You can watch an interview where Grace describes what made the real-life David Duke "so evil" below, via CNN: