Paul Feig Defends Ghostbusters Star Leslie Jones: 'Grow Up and Leave My Cast Alone'
"And haters, attack me all you want but when you attack and insult my cast, you've crossed the line. Grow up and leave my cast alone," Feig, who directed the supernatural comedy, tweeted on Tuesday
“Don’t leave us, @Lesdoggg. You are a goddess & one of the warmest funniest forces of nature I know. F— the haters,” Feig tweeted on Tuesday after Jones shared she was contemplating leaving Twitter.
“And haters, attack me all you want but when you attack and insult my cast, you’ve crossed the line,” Feig, who directed the supernatural comedy, added. “Grow up and leave my cast alone.”
Earlier on Tuesday, Jones Tweeted: “I think today will be the day I get rid of Twitter. Gonna really be thinking on it. Not sure I want to need it anymore. Know what I mean?”
At the time, Jones tweeted: “Why can’t a regular person be a Ghostbuster? I’m confused. And why can’t I be the one who plays them? I am a performer. Just go see the movie!”