Comedian Leslie Jones returned to her luxurious room at the 5-star Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles on Sunday night after hosting the 2017 BET Awards and that’s where things apparently went awry for diva.
…who quickly took to social media to play the race card.
On the same night Jones declared, “This is the year of the black women being stars.”
“Wow was such a great night at the BET awards,” Jones tweeted. “But then had THE WORST STAY
@RitzCarlton DO NOT STAY THERE!! THEY DONT LIKE BLACK PEOPLE!!”
Wow was such a great night at the BET awards. But then had THE WORST STAY @RitzCarlton DO NOT STAY THERE!! THEY DONT LIKE BLACK PEOPLE!!
— Leslie Jones 🦋 (@Lesdoggg) June 26, 2017
Jones offered no details on what upset her, be it the turn-down service forgetting to leave enough chocolate mints on her pillow or room service taking to long to deliver her champagne and caviar.
But whatever it was… RACISTS!
The hotel responded to Jones’ tweet, but it’s not clear if she followed through on their request for her to contact them:
We’re very sorry to hear this. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to all. Please DM us & we’ll look into this right away.
— The Ritz-Carlton (@RitzCarlton) June 27, 2017
Not that Jones is a stranger to race-baiting… or courting controversy.
Not only has she called President Donald Trump a “pig” and threaten to punch white women “in the mouth,” the so-called comedian announced in a profanity-laced tweet that she wanted to “fight” HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson after he referred to slaves as “immigrants.”
Having long since worn out her welcome with rational folks, the reaction on social media was not too kind… or, as Jones is sure to say, RACIST!
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
Is it fair @Lesdoggg to mobilize a boycott w/race-baiting? You’ve provided no details to support a serious accusation.
— Ray Ray (@Lewonto) June 27, 2017
Seriously?! Grow up and get off your high horse trying to create problems
— Elizabeth Washburn (@etwash) June 27, 2017
Do you want to tell us the facts? Or just make this conclusory statement and defame a great hotel without specifics?
— Sally (@MmailSally) June 27, 2017
? Ritz ? pic.twitter.com/caNTjHBszz
— Comic Tommie Turner (@TommieTurner1) June 26, 2017
Here we go. Maybe they just don’t like YOU. Did that possibility ever cross your mind? Most people I know despise you.
— ALB (@alb_123) June 27, 2017
Do you think everyone is racist? I’m sick of everyone playing the racist card…just sayin.
— LaDonna clark (@LaDonnaClark80) June 27, 2017
Maybe they just didn’t like you. Very irresponsible throwing race out there without providing details. Shame on you
— Ray Cribari (@Raycribs) June 27, 2017
I’m sorry but she’s hosting the BET awards and SHE’S complaining about racism!!! Are you kidding me with this!?!?!? Wow just complete WOW!!!
— Charles S (@CharlesScags) June 27, 2017
Congrats on professional victim status -most growing club in America. Who’s mistreating u next the servants who do your nails or your driver
— Jules (@delvasico) June 27, 2017
You certainly have a lot of issues with being black and bullied
— Christina Binkowski (@mrsbinx415) June 27, 2017
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