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Leslie Jones Reveals She Was Initially Offered $67K To Star In 'Ghostbusters', While Co-Star Melissa McCarthy Earned $14M

Leslie Jones is leading with true transparency with her memoir, “Leslie F*cking Jones: A Memoir.” In an excerpt from her book, the comedian and actress recounted “being bullied” on Twitter for starring in the 2016 remake of “Ghostbusters.” While the members of the all-women cast faced misogyny online, Jones, as a Black woman, was also hit with racism and death threats. The hate she received became extreme, to the point that she pulled down her Twitter account.

Nov 10, 2023