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Leslie Jones Jokes About Social Media Hack on Emmys

Jones asked representatives from Ernst & Young to protect her Twitter account

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    Leslie Jones, right, and accountants from Ernst & Young appear on stage at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

    You are not going to keep Leslie Jones down.

    The "Saturday Night Live" star, who recently had her personal website hacked and saw nude photos of herself, as well as her passport and driver's license information published online, found humor in the situation Sunday night during the Emmys telecast.

    Jones joined the stage with representatives from Ernst & Young, the accounting firm that protects the voting results until the envelopes get opened. But she had a more important job in mind for the group of accountants.

    "Since you're good at keeping things safe I've got a job for you. My Twitter account! Put that in the vault please," Jones pleaded. "Y'all using your skills to protect best voiceover on a French sitcom. Meanwhile I'm butt naked on CNN. I just wanted to feel beautiful y'all. Can a sister feel beautiful?"

    The hacking incident caused Jones to go dark on social media for several days after the incident. But she returned and vowed not to let Twitter trolls drive her away from social media.