Leslie Jones: Ghostbusters Star Stands Up To Twitter Trolls

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People are awful, as Leslie Jones is showing us.

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The Ghostbusters star has been the target of hatred on Twitter, and is doing something about it.

According to E! News, rather than delete her account, Jones is going after every single user who has tweeted something vulgar or offensive.

"I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart," she wrote.

"All this cause I did a movie.You can hate the movie but the shit I got today...wrong."

Exposing each user took its toll on the actress, who admitted that it was all getting to be too much.

"I feel like I'm in a personal hell. I didn't do anything to deserve this. It's just too much. It shouldn't be like this. So hurt right now."

The fact that the Saturday Night Live star has to endure such abuse (over and over and over again) is very tough to watch.  

Fortunately, other stars have come to Jones' defense, including Reese Witherspoon and Loni Love, and a hashtag, #LoveForLeslieJ has been created in support.

When some users claim that Jones was melting down by responding to the hateful tweets, she took them to task.

"It's not called a meltdown when [you're] defining yourself. Pay attention," she shot back.

"So sad, these people have mothers and sisters and aunts. So f--king sickening."

Ever since the Ghostbusters trailer premiered back in March, Jones has been on the defense against racist and sexually offensive remarks.

According to the star herself, she's been called an "ape," received pics of people's butts, and one person sent an image with "semen" on her face.

Instead of celebrating opening weekend of her movie, Jones has spent all of her time responding to and warding off venomous tweets from people who not only have a few brain cells floating around in their head, but have no problem tearing someone else down.

This is bad.  We need to do a better job at being human.

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