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Leslie Jones Was Definitely the Most Excited Winner at the People's Choice Awards 2020! (Video)

We think it’s safe to say that Leslie Jones was more excited than any other winner at the 2020 People’s Choice Awards!

The 53-year-old actress and comedian accepted the award for The Comedy Act of 2020 during the event on Sunday (November 15) at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

Leslie beat out comedians Dave Chappelle, Pete Davidson, Hannah Gadsby, Jim Gaffigan, Jo Koy, George Lopez, and Jerry Seinfeld to win the prize.

During her speech, Leslie preached about the importance of voting.

“This award was a People’s Choice Award and you chose me. I love you for that. As you can see, going out and voting makes a real difference. Okay? But, it can also win a sweet award for a very, very, very grateful, very grateful comedian,” she said.

The former SNL star recently opened up about why she doesn’t miss the show.

FYI: Leslie is wearing a Christian Siriano suit.

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Leslie Jones Explains Why She Doesn't Miss 'Saturday Night Live'

Leslie Jones is opening up about her time on Saturday Night Live.

While promoting her new game show Supermarket Sweep, the 53-year-old former cast member said that she does not miss being on the sketch show.

“I don’t miss it at all,” Leslie shared with Entertainment Tonight. “I miss Kenan [Thompson] but I don’t miss [it]. That job was hard, man. That job was like two jobs and very restrictive too. I wasn’t very free there.”

Leslie first joined SNL back in 2014. She shocked fans back in 2019 when she announced that she was leaving the show.

Her role on the show earned her two Emmy nods for Best Supporting Actress in 2017 and 2018.

Earlier this year, Leslie shared the one piece of advice that she would give to her younger self.

Leslie Jones Calls Emmys 2020 Boring as Fans Think She's Slamming 'Schitt's Creek'

Fans thought Leslie Jones was slamming Schitt’s Creek after she indicated she was bored watching the 2020 Emmys.

If you missed it, Schitt’s Creek had a huge, historical night at the awards show.

It all started when Leslie tweeted, “Ugh why do I bother watching the Emmys!”

A follower then tweeted back, “Don’t knock it until you watch it. #SchittsCreek is a fantastic show,” and Leslie responded, “🙄 girl miss me with bullsh*t,” and added “NOPE.”

Click inside to see what happened next and how Leslie continued to respond…More Here! »

Leslie Jones Tried To Tell Laverne Cox She Was Nominated For An Emmy, But It Didn't Go As Planned

Leslie Jones hosted the virtual announcement for the 2020 Emmy Award Nominations this morning, with Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany and Television Academy CEO Frank Scherma joining her by Zoom calls.

However, when the 52-year-old actress and comedian tried to reveal to Laverne that she was nominated for an Emmy, it didn’t go over as planned.

As Leslie tries to announce it, she gets a little confused on what Laverne is actually nominated for. First, she mentioned Best Drama Series, before then saying Best Actress, then to Guest Actress.

“I was supposed to do that way smoother,” Leslie told Laverne afterwards, and Laverne was still confused about the announcement.

Laverne picked up a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Orange is the New Black.

You can see the full list of nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards now on JustJared.com.

Watch the moment between Leslie and Laverne below!

Leslie Jones Will Host Emmy Awards Nominations 2020

Leslie Jones is going to host!

The 52-year-old Saturday Night Live comedian is set to host the 2020 Annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, the Television Academy announced on Thursday (July 23), via Variety.

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Laverne Cox, Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany will also be on hand as presenters.

The nominations for this year’s awards will be announced live on Tuesday (July 28) beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT, streaming on emmys.com. This year’s show will be virtual due to the pandemic.

“Television has played an integral role in navigating these unprecedented times and has brought us together as we remain apart. We are honored to have these groundbreaking actors, producers and comedians announce this year’s Emmy nominees—whose extraordinary work has been vital to the evolution of the television landscape this season,” said Television Academy’s Frank Scherma.

The 72nd Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who will also serve as executive producer for the event. The show will air live September 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC. Find out who won at the 2020 Daytime Emmys!

Leslie Jones Reveals The One Piece of Advice She'd Give To Her Younger Self About Attending Her First Protest

Leslie Jones is opening up about the advice she would give her younger self about going to a protest for the first time.

The 52-year-old comedian spoke during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers this week, and revealed that she once took a sledgehammer to one when she was just 22, which caused destruction.

“I would say, ‘Don’t take that sledgehammer,” Leslie said. “‘Don’t take that sledgehammer.’ Because the sledgehammer literally made me a hero in so many places. I opened up so many doors with that sledgehammer.”

She adds, “I remember I broke—and I have to tell you this—it was a supermarket and there was a chain fence and they couldn’t get it open. So, I came with my sledgehammer and…it went open and everybody was like, ‘Yeah!’”

However, while she was praised by her fellow protesters, Leslie looks back at the decision to take it and cause destruction a bad one on her part.

“I can laugh about it now, but imma tell you, I didn’t laugh when I was riding through my city after that and seeing burnt down buildings and having nowhere to shop,” she shared. “And, you know, seeing black people crying about their business being burnt down. It wasn’t funny then, you know?”

Leslie added, “So, I think I would say to my 22-year-old self, ‘What do you think you’re gonna change by going out there with that?’”

If you didn’t see, this one celebrity made waves on social media with what they did at a protest this week.

Leslie Jones Skips Oscars 2020 Voting Except for 2 Categories - Find Out Why

Former Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones has revealed that she abstained from voting in a majority of the categories for the 2020 Oscars this year.

The reason why? The complete lack of diversity across the board in this year’s nominations.

“Welp I just finished voting for the Oscars. It didn’t take long cause there are no black people on it. So I voted for @CynthiaEriVo and abstained from the rest of the voting,” Leslie tweeted with the hashtag “more black people please,” before following up with, “Ok geeeez yes I voted for @MatthewACherry tooo didn’t think I needed to say that! The post was obvious! No chill. His film was on before @AngryBirdsMovie #iswearimdonewithyall”

Cynthia is up for the Lead Actress award for her work in Harriet and Matthew is up for Best Animated Short for Hair Love.

You can see the full list of Academy Award nominations this year if you haven’t already.