”Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones says publisher Simon & Schuster is helping to spread hate with its reported $ 250,000 book deal with Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos.
Yiannopoulos was booted from Twitter last year for abusive comments directed at Jones, which also led to a wave of nasty trolling aimed at the “Ghostbusters” star.
Jones briefly left Twitter as a result.
Simon & Schuster said in a statement that, despite the deal with Yiannopoulos, it does not condone hate speech “in any form.”
Jones isn’t buying it.
She fired back:
She later added, perhaps in reply to some of the trolling comments directed he way:
Jones also got some support from horror master Stephen King, who tweeted a link to a story about her blasting the publisher. She excitedly tweeted back:
That also led to a long discussion of favorite King books and films by Jones’ followers and the actress herself. She ain’t afraid of no ghosts … but vampires are another story:
”Saturday Night Live” returns Jan. 14.
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