'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones brought to 'tears' by racist Twitter trolls: 'This hurts me'

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'Ghostbusters' Star Leslie Jones Left with a 'Very Sad Heart' After Racist Twitter Attacks

"Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones is sick and tired of getting trolled online, the actress said all of the hate being spewed at her brought her to tears.

"I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart. All this cause I did a movie," the "Saturday Night Live" player tweeted after a series of tweets calling out people who have repeatedly bombarded her with racist and misogynistic comments since she was cast in the rebooted comedy. "You can hate the movie but the s–t I got today...wrong."

"These people hate themselves," Jones wrote. "You have to hate yourself to put out that type of hate. I mean on my worst day I can't think of this type of hate to put out."

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Actress Leslie Jones attends the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Ghostbusters' in Hollywood, California, on July 9, 2016. / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
(L-R) Actresses Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig attend the Premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.
Actress Leslie Jones attends the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Ghostbusters' in Hollywood, California, on July 9, 2016. / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09: Actress Leslie Jones arrives at the Premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09: Leslie Jones attends the premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09: Actress Leslie Jones arrives for the Premiere Of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' held at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09: Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig attend the premiere of Sony Pictures' 'Ghostbusters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
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Fortunately, there's a counter movement to the hate. #LoveForLeslieJ inspired supportive tweets from fans and fellow Hollywood stars.

Read Jones' tweets below.

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