The 48 year old 'Ghostbusters' star had gone silent on social media following the hacking of her personal website last month.
Leslie Jones has made a triumphant return to social media after her personal website was targeted by hackers last month, making the declaration that she will “always get back up”.
After the appalling incident in August, in which a hacker uploaded personal information to the Ghostbusters star’s personal site, including her driver’s license along with a number of obscene images, Jones had gone completely silent on social media.
Acknowledging her upcoming birthday on Wednesday, the 48 year old ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum tweeted on Sunday night (September 4th) to let her fans know she was back, commented on a re-reun of classic show 'Golden Girls' and broke her silence.
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Hackers targeted JustLeslie.com and posted stolen iCloud photos and personal information.
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones was forced to take down her official website yesterday after it was hacked, with the perpetrators seizing nude pictures from her iCloud account and posting them publically.
Widespread reports, originating with TMZ, say that Jones’ management took down JustLeslie.com at about 9am on Wednesday (August 24th).
Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken down after it was hacked
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Jones spent the weekend, having returned to social media, live tweeting the Olympics as she watched NBC's coverage via a TV and two laptops!
Leslie Jones’ decision to come back to Twitter has turned out to be an extremely good decision for her. NBC, who are providing exclusive coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have invited her to Brazil on the back of her live-tweeting of the events.
The 48 year old comedian, a star of the ‘Saturday Night Live’ team and recently of the all-female Ghostbusters re-make, spent most of last weekend glued to the TV and two laptops, cheering on Team USA and tweeting about NBC’s coverage of the Games as it happened.
Leslie Jones' live-tweeting of the Olympics got her an invite by NBC to Rio
The ‘Ghostbusters’ star is now back on Twitter, but says she never really left.
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones stopped by ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ on Thursday (July 21) and opened up about the harassment and bullying she’d gone through on Twitter recently. It all began earlier this week when Jones exposed users who had sent her racially abusive tweets, which eventually led to journalists Milo Yiannopoulos being permanently banned from the site.
Leslie Jones appeared on ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ on Thursday.
"First of, I just want to let everyone know that I did not leave Twitter," she began by stating. "I just signed out because I wanted to deal with what was going on, and then I went to bed and I woke up the next morning and I was like, 'They said I left Twitter! Wait! I didn't leave!’”
The star fell into "personal hell" after the online abuse she suffered
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones has rejoined social networking site Twitter three days after she was forced to quit after intensive online abuse. The actress shared the "personal hell" she had been through at the hands of cyber bullies since the release of the 1980s reboot.
Leslie Jones has suffered online abuse as a result of appearing in a reboot of 1980s classic, Ghostbusters
The star told her followers some of the hate-filled and racist abuse she had received and admitted she felt "numb" by all of the hate mail and declared she had had enough.
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It's been more than 30 years since the Ghostbusters first hit the big screen with a then-original mix of comedy and supernatural action. Intriguingly, this new film is neither a sequel nor a remake; it's a reboot of the franchise, which loosely adapts the original 1984 premise to all-new characters. Thankfully, the screenplay is smart and funny, and the cast is flat-out hilarious.
It opens as university professor Erin (Kristen Wiig) sees her hopes for tenure evaporate when a book she wrote years ago with her childhood pal Abby (Melissa McCarthy) resurfaces, affirming their belief in ghosts. So Erin seeks out Abby, and discovers that she's still researching the supernatural, now with the sharp-witted gadget maker Jillian (Kate McKinnon). With spirit sightings on the rise in New York, the three decide to launch a ghost-busting business, joined by city expert Patty (Leslie Jones) and bimbo receptionist Kevin (Chris Hemsworth). But the apparitions popping up around the city are getting increasingly malevolent, and it's clear that an apocalypse is brewing.
The basic plot is lifted from the original movie, which is referenced in virtually every scene. Most of this is rather distracting, because a more original storyline would have been a lot more involving and the in-jokes will be lost on younger audiences. But it's fun to see the original cast members turn up here and there in random cameos.
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Leslie Jones - ELLE Hosts Women In Comedy Event With July Cover Stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon And Kristen Wiig at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails - West Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 7th June 2016
Dan Aykroyd , Leslie Jones - ELLE hosts it's Women In Comedy event featuring July cover stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon ad Kristen Wiig - Arrivals at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 7th June 2016
Weaver played Dana Barrett in 1984’s 'Ghostbusters' and the 1989 sequel.
Sigourney Weaver will make an appearance in the upcoming all-female Ghostbusters reboot, director Paul Feig has confirmed. Feig made the blockbuster announcement on Twitter, after defending his film and its female-led cast from fans unhappy with the reboot.
Sigourney Weaver is returning to Ghostbusters.
‘Gang, trying to keep surprises but this is about to leak, so I'll tell you myself: the awesome Sigourney Weaver is going to be in our movie!,’ the director tweeted on Friday. Weaver starred as Dana Barrett in 1984’s original Ghostbusters movie and returned for it’s less-well-received 1989 sequel.
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Paul Feig has shared the first picture of the ‘Ghostbusters’ cast in full costume complete with proton pack and Ecto-1 car.
Director Paul Feig has shared the first picture of the Ghostbusters cast in costume. Feig has been teasing the release of the image for a number of weeks after sharing a number of sneak peeks with his fans on social media. The official image shows actors Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kat McKinnon all kitted up and ready to take on the paranormal.
Melissa McCarthy stars in Ghostbusters.
David is a night guard for a company that sells armoured vehicles (known as Loomis Fargo & Company) in North Carolina; and he's not exactly what you'd call a genius. Desperate for a lifestyle away from his routine, low paid job, he sets up a massive heist; intending to break into a vault containing millions of dollars with his co-conspirators Kelly and Steve. They manage to make off with more than $17 million, making it one of the largest bank heists in American history (technically so, as most of the money belonged to the bank). Initially, the police have no leads and David hopes that using the money for something good will redeem him in the eyes of God. The FBI has other ideas when it becomes clear whose behind the robbery.
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The stand-up comedienne took to Twitter to defend the jokes she made about slavery in her first on-air appearance on the 'weekend Update' segment.
The stand-up comedian, who is one of the comedy show's new writers, featured in the 'Weekend Update' sketch, along with Colin Jost, when she made a very inappropriate joke.
Jones began to talk about Lupita Nyong'o's recent 'Most Beautiful' honor by People, but midway through the segment she joked about slavery, which was the main context Nyong'o's Oscar-winning film '12 Years A Slave.'
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