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Leslie Jones jokes about her Twitter woes at Emmy Awards

September 19, 2016 GMT
Representatives of Ernst & Young appear on stage with Leslie Jones, right, at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Representatives of Ernst & Young appear on stage with Leslie Jones, right, at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Leslie Jones went to one of the most public of stages — the one at the Emmy Awards — to joke about her privacy woes on social media.

During a routine Sunday saluting Ernst & Young accountants, the “Saturday Night Live” actress addressed three of the firm’s representatives.

“Since you good at keeping things safe, I got a job for you — my Twitter account,” she said. “Put that in the vault, please.”

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The “Ghostbusters” star had been harassed with racist messages on social media and her website was hacked in late August. Her passport, a driver’s license, multiple nude photos and other private information was posted online.

“I just wanted to feel beautiful,” she joked at the Emmys. “Can a sister feel beautiful?”

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