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July 22, 2016 9:45 PM Ghostbusters Toy Line Is ‘Exceeding Expectations’ Claim Pleased Mattel

A lot has and will continue to be said about the Ghostbusters reboot, as the war rages on about people’s opinions on the film and the culture surrounding it. We’re thrilled with the response to the new Ghostbusters toy line. We worked closely with Sony to ensure each figure featured authentic details from the movie including a wearable proton pack. The early 49

July 20, 2016 4:35 PM Twitter Permanently Suspends Conservative Writer For Targeted Abuse

Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative writer and Internet personality, holds a news conference down the street from the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., last month. Twitter has permanently suspended conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, saying that he subjected other users to targeted abuse. Yiannopoulos' suspension comes amid a recent campaign in which 37

July 20, 2016 3:31 PM Milo Yiannopoulos says his 'Ghostbusters'-related Twitter ban is 'the most gigantic possible gift'

Conservative lightning rod Milo Yiannopoulos was in high spirits late Tuesday night just hours after he learned that he had been permanently banned from Twitter. "Are you kidding? This is the most gigantic possible gift!" the Breitbart News senior editor said by phone from Cleveland, where he was attending the Republican National Convention. He contended 36

July 20, 2016 12:02 PM Breitbart's Milo permanently suspended from Twitter after feud with Leslie Jones

Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones said she was "in a personal hell" and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse. In a series of posts Monday night, Jones said she had been pummeled with racist tweets. She retweeted numerous tweets directed at her with disturbing language and pictures 38

July 20, 2016 11:18 AM Twitter Suspends Some Accounts After Abuse of 'Ghostbusters' Actor

Twitter said Tuesday it had moved to permanently suspend a number of user accounts for abuse and harassment after Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones on Monday drew renewed attention to the issue and announced she would quit the social media site. Jones retweeted and shared several abusive tweets she received Monday before telling her 250,000 followers 38

July 20, 2016 10:58 AM 'Ghostbusters' Star Leslie Jones Quits Twitter After Online Harassment

Actress Leslie Jones announced on Twitter overnight that she's leaving the popular social media platform, citing a barrage of online harassers. "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart," Jones tweeted. "All this cause I did a movie. You can hate the movie but the [s---] I got today. Wrong." Jones, star of the new "Ghostbusters," which 34

July 20, 2016 6:03 AM Twitter bans Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos for harassment

Milo Yiannopoulos, an outspoken conservative and the tech editor for conservative website, has been permanently suspended from Twitter for his bad behavior. Yiannopoulos — formerly known as @nero on Twitter — had been tweeting about Leslie Jones, the “Ghostbusters” actress who quit the social media site Monday night after suffering days of race-based 33

July 20, 2016 4:53 AM Dan Aykroyd Compares Leslie Jones Haters to Trump Supporters: 'There's a Lot of White Racist Hatred Out There'

Following a series of racist and offensive tweets, many of them criticizing her appearance, the Ghostbusters star, 48, took to Twitter on Monday to defend herself. "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart.All this cause I did a movie.You can hate the movie but the shit I got today...wrong," she wrote. Aykroyd, who starred in the original 44

July 19, 2016 3:27 PM Leslie Jones fights back against racism on Twitter

Crowned one of the new Ghostbusters, Jones joined Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig in the reboot, which survived months of vitriol to take the No. 2 spot at the box office last weekend (almost beating out The Secret Life of Pets, which nudged ahead). But behind the Hollywood rollout was another ugly storm brewing on social media. On Monday 39

July 18, 2016 3:02 PM Box-Office Analysis: Why the 'Ghostbusters' Reboot May Haunt Sony

The big-budget franchise comedy opened to an estimated $46 million in North America, a problematic start for a movie with a net production budget of $144 million. During box-office press calls on Sunday morning, Sony executives were in full spin mode as they declared Paul Feig's all-female Ghostbusters reboot a triumph, pointing out that the $46 million 81