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‘Ghostbusters’ star Leslie Jones returns to Twitter after 3-day break amid racist attacks

Leslie Jones, who recently left Twitter after receiving

Leslie Jones, who recently left Twitter after receiving racist comments, returned to the social media platform on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Credit: Invision / AP / Jordan Strauss

“Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones has returned to Twitter after a three-day break after enduring a barrage of racist comments, which ultimately led to intervention by the site’s co-founder and the banning of a right-wing technology editor for helping encourage the abuse.

Jones, 48, tweeted that she “thought she could stay away. But who else is gonna live tweet Game of Thrones!!”

A well-known fan of HBO’s fantasy-adventure series, Jones told fans in a second tweet, “Thanks for the love and support I received! made me feel real special.”

She was scheduled to appear early Friday morning on the NBC talk show “Late Night With Seth Meyers.”


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