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Leslie Jones Thanked Whoopi Goldberg For Inspiring Black Girls And It's Just So Lovely

"I love you for what you’ve done for black women. I love you for what you’ve done for black comedians and I love you.”

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Leslie Jones was on American talk show The View this week where she thanked Whoopi Goldberg on what she has done for black girls.

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"The day I saw Whoopi Goldberg on television I cried so hard... I kept looking at my daddy like 'there's someone on TV that looks just like me'... I can be on TV," Jones said.

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The Ghostbusters star got tad teary during her little tribute to Goldberg: "I love you for what you’ve done for black women. I love you for what you’ve done for black comedians and I love you,” she said.

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Jones told her she wants to inspire the younger generation, the same way Goldberg had motivated her: "When I put on that Ghostbusters suit and little girls see me, they are going to go ‘I can do it.'"

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And people are loving Jones' little tribute to Goldberg.

Leslie Jones talking about When she saw Whoopi Goldberg for the first time and how she cried and was inspired is why Diversity is important

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That clip of Leslie Jones thanking Whoopi on The View...all the feels!! 😭❤️