Hackers attack site of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones, post racist abuse

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images/Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Leslie Jones, the black comedian who starred in the recent all-female remake of Ghostbusters, has been forced to take her website down after hackers seemingly took control, posted racist abuse, personal information, and what were apparently nude pictures stolen from the actor's iCloud account

Jones, 48, has been the target of sustained online attacks for months, much of it racist and sexist in nature.

On Wednesday, hackers escalated the situation by posting a picture of the dead gorilla Harambe onto her personal Tumblr site, as well as explicit photos, her phone number and Twitter password, and screen grabs of her driver's licence and passport, according to TMZ.

Read 4 remaining paragraphs | Comments