Time to play point/counter-point:
whose delicate sensibilities couldn’t allow for the idea of women remaking a beloved movie that originally starred men.
There were many females that didn’t like the trailer. It was voted the most disliked trailer of all time on Youtube. Surely, all 1,000,000 votes down all hated females?
“ And because Jones was the most accessible star in that cast — active and responsive on Twitter, unafraid to engage with fans and critics alike — they set their crosshairs on her”
Paul Fieg and Jones later admitted they faked these twitter messages to drum up support for their box office bomb. To use another quote, this time from Sienfeld “that’s right, I faked it”.
“ Leading the swarm was Milo Yiannopolous.”
His comment was really mild and didn’t encourage the hate she and paul faked. Milo got his account back.
“ Donald Trump, the grand wizard of alt-right dog whistling”
Citation? Oh wait this rule #1 from Josef Goebbels School of Propaganda: “The most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly — it must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over.”
― Joseph Goebbels
On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security’s New York office announced they had launched an investigation into the Leslie Jones case. Aside from any hate crime charges, the hacker in this case will likely face an indictment under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same act that sent Ryan Collins to prison for his role in phishing his way into the private accounts of more than 100 people, many of them celebrities, in 2014
It’s only important when rich people are hurt. If the “hacker” plays the hiLIARy defence nothing will happen.