Leslie Jones puts Milo Yiannopoulos book publisher in its place


"Saturday Night Live's" Leslie Jones is taking on Simon & Schuster over giving her banned Twitter foe Milo Yiannopoulos a book deal.

The publisher tweeted out a statement a few days ago defending its subsidiary Threshold Books' lucrative contract with the Breitbart editor, reported to be worth $250,000. Jones wasn't having any of its explanation.

"Yea but you still help them spread their hate to even more people," she replied on Monday.

Here's the back and forth, with Simon & Schuster's statement below:

A few hours after her reply to Simon & Schuster, Jones tweeted out the following:

She had been getting into it with other Twitter members in the interim.

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(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)
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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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As for Yiannopoulos, the outspoken, gay British writer and favorite of the alt-right describes himself as "the most fabulous supervillain on the internet." Back in July, he was permanently booted from Twitter after encouraging his followers to send nasty messages to the "Ghostbusters" star, and for trolling the comedic actress himself.

Not only did Jones receive a ton of torment from Yiannopoulous supporters, nude photos of the "SNL" actress were hacked and leaked.

Yiannopoulos' "Dangerous" is due out March 14.

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