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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: Read More »

These Women #StandWithLeslie, Will You?

After her website was hacked, further intensifying the ongoing harassment Leslie Jones has faced, fans and supporters have taken to social media to help remedy the damage. 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 the national anthem. Who would've thought being an Olympic gold medalist would be so challenging? 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 — flag costume and all. How do we know? 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 their respective platforms to suspend users and delete comments in order to remedy the damages from reported abuse. Read More »

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

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

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

When actress Leslie Jones tried to find a dress for the film premiere of "Ghostbusters," she said that no designers were willing to help her. 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 the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today. Read More »