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'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones busts racist 'cyberbullies'.

Leslie Jones, who plays the role of quirky New Yorker Patty Tolan in the reboot of 'Ghostbusters,' had blazed tons of evil, wandering spirits in the critically acclaimed film. Now she is combating racist 'ghosts' who continue to bully her on social media.

As seen in her burning tweets on her Twitter account, Jones, 48, is busting 'Twitter trolls' who bombarded her with discriminatory tirades.

Ok I have been called Apes, sent pics of their asses,even got a pic with semen on my face. I'm tryin to figure out what human means. I'm out

- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

And for all the 'don't stoop to their level people' it's way past that. So please have a seat. Don't tell me how to react. - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

responsibility for the hate they sprew. We have to stand up to it. block mfs but let them know they are racist and sprewing hate.

- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

I'm not stupid to not know racism exists. And I know it will probably live on way after me. But we have to make people take responsibility - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

As much as you want to thinks actors ain't human I want to give you something to think about. I work off pure passion for this game.

- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

I don't know how to feel. I'm numb. Actually numb. I see the words and pics and videos. Videos y'all. Meaning people took time to sprew hate - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

Jones, a 'Saturday Night Live' mainstay comedienne, also posted screen grabs of malicious tweets.

- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

I just don't understand - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016


- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

Yep so sad these people have mothers and sisters and aunts. So fucking sickening - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016


- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

I'm exposing you suck mfs - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

So sad

- Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 18, 2016

Jones said she would continue to 'pound' racist users who try to put her spirits down. She has a short message for her fellow users who advise her to ignore her cyber bullies.

Stop saying ignore them or that's just the way it is. Cause that's bullshit. Everybody knows an asshole check them for their hate. - Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) July 19, 2016

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Publication:Philippines Daily Inquirer (Makati City, Philippines)
Date:Jul 19, 2016
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