"SNL" star Leslie Jones claims the Ritz-Carlton "don’t like black people"


Posted on: June 27th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

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(NEW YORK) — Leslie Jones has given the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Los Angeles the thumbs-down, claiming that its staff “don’t 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!!” Jones tweeted on Monday, but gave no further details.

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

The 49-year-old Saturday Night Live star had hosted the BET Awards on Sunday.

Shortly after Jones’ tweet, the hotel replied with an apology, writing, “@Lesdoggg We’re sorry to hear this. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to all. Please DM us & we’ll look into this right away.”

@Lesdoggg We’re 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 26, 2017

Many of the comedian’s Twitter followers threw their support behind her, vowing to boycott the hotel chain.

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