Twitter Reacts in Horror to Alleged Leslie Jones Hacking

Some hacked the "Ghostbusters" star's website and photos.

ByABC News
August 24, 2016, 3:38 PM

— -- Just weeks after being attacked on Twitter, comedienne Leslie Jones has become the latest victim of hacking.

The "Ghostbusters" co-star had her website and her cloud storage hacked, resulting in the release of some sensitive pictures and private information, according to Mashable, the L.A. Times, the New York Times and a slew of other websites. The site is now down. An ABC News request for comment from her rep has not been answered.

Many have come to the defense of Jones.

Musician Questlove tweeted today, "these acts against leslie jones....are sickening. its racist & sexist. it's disgusting. this is hate crimes. this aint 'kids joshing round'"

Paul Feig, her director in "Ghostbusters," added, "What's happening to @Lesdoggg is an absolute outrage. Alt right, haters, trolls, "comedians," whoever the f--- you all are, you're just sad."

This is the second time Jones has faced online abuse. She briefly left Twitter in July after experiencing racist attacks.

"I feel like I'm in a personal hell. I didn't do anything to deserve this. It's just too much. It shouldn't be like this. So hurt right now," she wrote on July 19.

Shortly after she left, Twitter permanently suspended conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who allegedly inspired others to attack Jones on social media.

"People should be able to express diverse opinions and beliefs on Twitter. But no one deserves to be subjected to targeted abuse online, and our rules prohibit inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others," Twitter wrote in a statement to ABC News.

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