22 Celebs Who Stand With Leslie Jones In The Face Of That Horrific Twitter Abuse

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09: Actress Leslie Jones arrives at the Premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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On Monday, social media took an extremely negative turn when Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones was bullied on Twitter with a slew of horrific, abusive, and racist tweets. The treatment sent her way is beyond awful. Even though the Saturday Night Live comedian stood up against the trolls, the hate understandably took a toll on the star. "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart. All this cause I did a movie.You can hate the movie but the sh*t I got today...wrong," she tweeted early Tuesday morning. Now, many people are sending love her way. And right along with the fans, celebs are standing up for Leslie Jones with a range of tweets that prove just how beautiful and inspiring she truly is. Haters be damned.

When it comes to hate, the following tweets further prove that love goes a long way and that Jones is not alone in this tough time. After Jones tweeted asking Twitter to do something, "Twitter I understand you got free speech I get it. But there has to be some guidelines when you let spread like that. You can see on the ... Profiles that some of these people are crazy sick. It's not enough to freeze Acct. They should be reported." In response, Twitter's co-founder, Jack Dorsey reached out to to her. "Hi Leslie, following, please DM me when you have a moment," he wrote.

Twitter also released a statement to BuzzFeed that reads:

This type of abusive behavior is not permitted on Twitter, and we’ve taken action on many of the accounts reported to us by both Leslie and others. We rely on people to report this type of behavior to us but we are continuing to invest heavily in improving our tools and enforcement systems to prevent this kind of abuse. We realize we still have a lot of work in front of us before Twitter is where it should be on how we handle these issues.

It's unclear how Twitter is handling the situation, but remains crystal clear is celebs have Jones' back.

1. Sophia Bush

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/SophiaBush/status/755293309552193536]

I couldn't have said it better myself.

2. Jada Pinkett Smith

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/jadapsmith/status/755229306863783936]

Yes, keep shining.

3. Josh Gad

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/joshgad/status/755294678077939712]


4. Courtney B. Vance 

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/CourtneyBVance/status/755279830409617408]

She does deserve better.

5. Candice Patton

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/candicekp/status/755301144381972482]

Quoting The Help is a beautiful way to show love.

6. Brie Larson

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/brielarson/status/755258794163208192]

Listen to Brie.

7. Robin Lord Taylor

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/robinlordtaylor/status/755417024155750400]

Never forget that.

8. Constance Wu

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/ConstanceWu/status/755430593991614464]

That's how everyone should describe Jones.

9. Katie Lowes

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/KatieQLowes/status/755262091657826304]

Hilarious? Hell yes.

10. Olivia Munn

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/oliviamunn/status/755444882022424576]

All day, every day.

11. Kristin Davis

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/KristinDavis/status/755197930001215488]

Standing together can do a lot.

12. Bryce Johnson

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/BryceOJohnson/status/755441898781671424]

More love, less hate.

13. Katee Sackhoff

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/kateesackhoff/status/755437510222721025]

I second that.

14. Cameron Esposito

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/cameronesposito/status/755192981376765953]

"Game-changer," for sure.

15. Anna Kendrick

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/AnnaKendrick47/status/755263108487061504]

Support her and go see Ghostbusters, just like Kendrick.

16. Kaitlin Olson

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/kaitlin_olson/status/755442279863562241]

Bullying and hate will forever be unacceptable.

17. Allison Tolman

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/Allison_Tolman/status/755300014386061313]

Let's hope the future is better for Jones — and everyone in her shoes.

18. Chelsea Peretti

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/chelseaperetti/status/755277029474312192]

Peretti uses cap locks the right way.

19. Elizabeth Banks

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/ElizabethBanks/status/755274776852037632]

Simply put.

20. Judd Apatow

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/JuddApatow/status/755273597355253764]

So painful.

21. James Corden

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/JKCorden/status/755269871970025472]

Spread the love so she can feel it.

22. Aya Cash

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/maybeAyaCash/status/755272138286698497]


23. Paul Feig

[Twitter Embed: https://twitter.com/paulfeig/status/755169545501876225]

The Ghostbusters director says it all.

And that's just the short list. Leslie, you are not alone.

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