Leslie Jones Gets Some Twitter Heat For Joke That Many Interpret As Being Transphobic

Leslie Jones gets into argument over transphobic comment on Twitter.

Leslie Jones got some Twitter heat late Tuesday night for tweeting something that many people thought was transphobic.

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The tweet in question (above) referred to men as “bitches” and followers were quick to call her out on it by saying that the language was harmful and triggering to transgender people.

Many followers attempted to explain the reasoning to Leslie without attacking her:

The tweet was eventually deleted but Leslie went on to defend herself and try to explain the real intent behind it:

Leslie Jones gets into argument over transphobic comment on Twitter.
Leslie Jones gets into argument over transphobic comment on Twitter.

Do YOU think it was just a harmless joke or did the Ghostbusters star take it too far?

Let us know in the comments (below)!

[Image via Twitter/WENN.]

Oct 26, 2016 5:17pm PDT

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