Los Angeles' Ritz-Carlton Is Racist According To Comedienne Leslie Jones

29 June, 2017, 18:49 | Author: Malcolm Fuller
  • Her social media followers quickly threw their support behind her with some people saying they'd had similar experiences and others even saying they'd boycott the hotel chain

Jones' big night at the Awards apparently took a sour turn Sunday night in Los Angeles as the Saturday Night Live star has bluntly accused the hotel she was staying in of racism, TMZ writes.

After hosting the BET Awards this weekend, Jones checked into the luxury hotel franchise but was completely unhappy with the service and fired off a nasty tweet to her 600,000 followers on Monday. The Ritz-Carlton official Twitter page responded to her tweet, writing, "We're very sorry to hear this".

And if you're wondering, so far, as of this posting, there's been no word from Leslie Jones' camp.

Amy Campbell, Public Relations Director for Ritz-Carlton, provided a statement to International Business Times on Tuesday.

"We remain committed to providing an environment where all feel welcome", the spokesperson said, adding that they have made multiple attempts to follow up with Jones. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to all.

Charter, Comcast explore wireless partnership with Sprint
Sprint , Comcast , and Charter have agreed to negotiate exclusively to the end of the July, the paper adds. A SoftBank representative declined to comment on the deal.

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Andre Silva wrapped up a comfortable victory with a fierce angled finish on 80 minutes, and Nani added a fourth in stoppage time. Akinfeev made a mistake that led to Mexico's second goal after a long clearance by Herrera from near the Mexican area.

IOS 11 download released in Public Beta for iPad and iPhone
The company touted improvements to Siri, its voice activated assistant, and new additions, such as augmented reality support. In fact, it's also simple to downgrade back to the more stable iOS version if iOS 11 proves to be too buggy to you.

If the employees at the Los Angeles Ritz, located a few feet away from the theatre in which the BET Awards took place, did in fact engage in racism in any way, shape, or form, they should be condemned for their actions.

She was also candid while hosting the BET Awards, and poked fun at her nude photo hack. "I am very nervous", she admitted.

Black folks who already had a chip on their shoulder against anything to do with rich White people threatened to issue an "easy boycott" of the expensive hotel since a lot of people already can't afford to stay there anyway.

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!

Recommended:

  • Box & Microsoft team up to offer AI and storage on Azure

    Box & Microsoft team up to offer AI and storage on Azure

    Box Zones also lines up with Box's popular KeySafe encryption service, which now relies on Amazon Web Services. Microsoft Azure is to become the strategic cloud platform for Box as part of an expanded partnership.
    Paris Saint-Germain eyeing Sergio Aguero

    Paris Saint-Germain eyeing Sergio Aguero

    Aguero joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and has scored 122 goals in 181 games for the Manchester club. However, agent Hernan Reguera said: "There is no doubt and fear".
    Snapchat location warning: Snap Map has a dark side

    Snapchat location warning: Snap Map has a dark side

    Also, snapchat representatives are voicing that it is impossible to share your location with people that aren't your friend. If you click on your icon and go to settings, you can permanently enable " Ghost Mode " and disable the feature.
  • Steelers LB: 'NFL has a Patriots problem'

    Steelers LB: 'NFL has a Patriots problem'

    As a matter of fact, the Steelers have lost four straight games against the Patriots , a team they haven't beaten since 2011. The Steelers' team the Patriots swept in 2016 was loaded with young talent and minus some key players with injury.
    Western Digital Resubmits Bid For Toshiba Chip Unit

    Western Digital Resubmits Bid For Toshiba Chip Unit

    Western Digital filed for an injunction against Toshiba in the US , and it expects a ruling from the court on July 14. The warning was made by Western Digital CEO Stephen Milligan in a letter to the board of Toshiba, seen by Reuters .
    China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

    China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

    In 1996, Liu was sentenced to three years of "reeducation-through-labor" as a result of further human rights activities. Liu has been under tight surveillance and largely isolated, despite not being charged for a crime.
  • Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

    Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

    "I never thought I would be in NY and have to thank sportswriters for coach of the year, but so be it", D'Antoni said. For months, there had been debates among sports analysts, journalists, and fans as to which player was most deserving.
    Naby Keita keen to leave RB Leipzig but German club demanding £70million

    Naby Keita keen to leave RB Leipzig but German club demanding £70million

    Whether Liverpool will be willing to stretch to Leipzig's potentially excessive price demands remains to be seen, however.
    USMNT announces final 23-man roster for 2017 Gold Cup

    USMNT announces final 23-man roster for 2017 Gold Cup

    US is seeking to reclaim the Gold Cup by winning the tournament for the first time since 2013 and the sixth time in team history. In addition, a total of six changes may be made in the 24 hours after the end of the group phase ahead of the Knockout Round.
  • Time Asks Trump Clubs to Take Down Fake Covers

    Time Asks Trump Clubs to Take Down Fake Covers

    It was also spotted at Mar-a-Lago, the Florida estate Trump often visits when he's not at the White House. Because a copy emblazoned with Mr Trump's image has reportedly been hanging in five of his golf clubs.

    Supreme Court rules for church in playground case

    Supreme Court's recent decisions have cheered supporters of the voucher program, as Nic Garcia reported for Chalkbeat . To hear the Court tell it, this is a simple case about recycling tires to resurface a playground .
    A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case

    A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case

    The ruling came 10 years after Dassey was convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a 25-year-old photographer. Authorities who worked on the cases insisted the documentary - watched by millions - is completely biased.


Popular

OnePlus 5 Or OnePlus 3T: Which One Is Better Smartphone?
There is also a possibility that the OnePlus 3 , as well as the OnePlus 3T, will get the Android O before the end of this year. We raise this question because the OnePlus 5's launching price is a lot higher than its predecessor, the OnePlus 3T .

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Pavel Datsyuk has moved on, but both Anaheim's Ryan Kesler (5-to-7) and Boston's Patrice Bergeron (7-to-4) are worthy heirs. Bergeron joined Hall of Famer Bob Gainey , who presented the award, as the only players to win the Selke four times.

The best (and worst) of iOS 11
Apple iOS devices which are on iOS 8.1.3 or later will automatically receive the latest public beta software as OTA updates. Any other eligible iOS hardware: Hold Power button + Home button continuously until you see the connect to iTunes logo.

NY Legislature To Return To Albany
The unsafe bill strips millions of New Yorkers of their health care in order to pay for tax cuts for the rich. If President Trump called the House version of the bill "mean", this is just as mean or worse.

Cosby buoyant as jury deliberates
Jurors asked Wednesday evening to rehear testimony from the Cheltenham police detective who interviewed Cosby in January 2005. The jury began deliberating Cosby's fate late on Monday afternoon following a six-day trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup
The Real Madrid superstar literally scored five goals over two legs against Vidal's Bayern in the Champions League quarter-finals. And things won't get any easier for the South American champions when they face Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in the semifinals.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
Bond saw McCarthy punch little Bella in the stomach with such force that it bounced the toddler's "whole body" from that blow. A person is eligible for parole after serving 15 years in prison for a second-degree murder conviction.

Marvel Boss Empathizes with Han Solo Director Crisis
The next day, when the crew was told that Ron Howard would take over as director, sources say they broke into applause. Lord and Miller were apparently amenable to the idea of an acting coach, and offered a suggestion for Ehrenreich.

Saints Lineman Nick Fairley Out For The Year With Heart Condition
Fairley's heart condition came up in his pre-draft physical before the Lions selected him with the 13th overall pick in 2011. In addition to his career-high sacks last season, Fairley was credited with nine tackles for losses and 22 quarterback hits.

Family, Community Believe Missing Boy Still Alive Despite Father's Murder Charges
The father of a 5-year-old California boy who has been missing for over two months was arrested Friday on suspicion of murder. She said she will miss "Piqui" - her pet name for her son - "each and every second of every day for the rest of my life".