Ghostbusters Trailer Gets Some Major Backlash Over Racial Stereotypes — But Leslie Jones Has An AMAZING Response!

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The trailer for the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon dropped yesterday, and it’s got some fans saying boo.

While we knew about and expected some sexist reactions from people who aren’t on board with an all-female cast, we didn’t realize there would be so much heat over racial stereotypes in the upcoming film!

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And it all had to do with Leslie’s character…

Some viewers took to Twitter to share:

Though the criticism was harsh, Leslie had an AH-Mazing response to all the haters as she retold a story she got from a real MTA worker:

Jones goes on to say:


OMG, don’t you LOVE that response??

What do YOU think of the whole controversy?

[Image via Sony Pictures.]

Mar 4, 2016 11:00am PDT

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