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Topic - Leslie Jones
"Saturday Night Live" has added two black female writers shortly after hiring its first black female cast member in years amid criticism that the comedy sketch show lacked diversity.
Jones, an actress and stand-up comedian, has written for and appeared on "Def Comedy Jam" and "1st Amendment Stand Up."
"It's an adjustment for viewers, too, especially for that fervent cult of fans who have psychoanalyzed, memorized, and immersed themselves in 'The Thin Red Line' over the years … It's startling to find out that this same obsession-worthy film is not one that its director could find cause to watch in full or to edit with the sound on."