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    Ghostbuster Leslie Jones Quits Twitter After Hate Cascade

    The trolls live on. The Saturday Night Live castmember and Ghostbusters reboot co-star started by retweeting and reporting racist and misogynist tweets directed at her, but finally decided to quit the social media platform “with tears and a very sad heart” after a deluge that she said the company would not halt. Director Paul Feig expressed his support and turned #LoveForLeslieJ into a celebrity-stocked trend. Twitter responded by banning the blogger who led the cascade of hate, but it’s unclear if Jones will return to the medium.

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