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Leslie Jones

The Lowdown: 7 Facts About Leslie Jones in All Her Fun, Fierce Glory

If there's one thing the MAKERS team loves as much as birthdays, it's Leslie Jones and her exceptional Twitter presence: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!... Read More »

These Women #StandWithLeslie, Will You?

After her website was hacked, further intensifying the ongoing hara ment Leslie Jones has faced, fans and supporters have taken to social media to hel... Read More »

Leslie Jones Encourages Gabby Douglas with #Love4GabbyUSA

Olympian Gabby Douglas continues to be scrutinized time and time again — from her hair, to her makeup, and not putting her hand over her heart during... Read More »

Thanks to Her Amazing Live-Tweeting, Leslie Jones Has Been Invited to the Rio Olympics

Given available evidence since Friday night, we're going to go out on a limb here and say that Leslie Jones might just be the No. 1 fan of the Games —... Read More »

Twitter Permanently Banned One of Its Worst Trolls

By Maggie Mallon Twitter just took a major step in its efforts to curtail online bullying: The social media service banned notorious troll Milo Yianno... Read More »

As Free Speech Becomes Cyber Bullying, When and for Whom Do Social Media Platforms Draw the Line?

After very recent episodes of cyber bullying against Taylor Swift and Leslie Jones (for separate reasons), executives of Twitter and Instagram took to... Read More »

#LoveForLeslieJ: Celebrities Take a Stand Against Racist Tweets Directed Toward Leslie Jones

Just before the "Ghostbusters" premiere, actre Leslie Jones was having a hard time finding someone who would design her dre because she is not "samp... Read More »

"Ghostbusters" Actress Leslie Jones Shows Women of All Sizes Deserve Red Carpet Fashion

When actre Leslie Jones tried to find a dre for the film premiere of "Ghostbusters," she said that no designers were willing to help her. It's... Read More »

Watch the "Ghostbusters" Cast Discuss the Film, Diversity, and More

"Ghostbusters" makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took... Read More »

New "Ghostbusters" Cast Recreates Classic Theme Song in the Most Hilarious Way

In a recent video mashup for ELLE, Meli a McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Kristen Wiig — members of the new "Ghostbusters" movie cast — hil... Read More »