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    Leslie Jones Had The Perfect Analogy To Describe Her Abuse On Twitter

    "What scared me was the injustice of a gang of people jumping against me for such a sick cause."

    Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones has been in the news this week after she shared some of the hateful and racially abusive comments she receives on her Twitter.

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    And last night she visited her former SNL castmate Seth Meyers at Late Night to discuss the issue.

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    Leslie explained that it wasn't the hateful language itself that she found hurtful, but rather the huge volume of abuse she was receiving:

    "What's scary about the whole thing is that – the insults didn't hurt me, unfortunately I'm used to the insults – but what scared me was the injustice of a gang of people jumping against me for such a sick cause.

    "It's just like, everyone has an opinion and it all comes at you at one time, and they really believe in what they believe in, and it's so gross and mean and unnecessary."

    She pointed out that the injustice of the situation lies in the fact that if she hadn't drawn attention to it, her abusers would still be sending her those messages.

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    "If I hadn't said anything, nobody would've ever knew about this," she said. "All those people still would have an account. When I approached Facebook, they were on it."

    And then she came up with the perfect analogy for the situation:

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    She also had some things to say to the people accusing her of "messing with freedom of speech".

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    Well said, Leslie. πŸ‘‘πŸ’–

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