Designers Didn't Want To Dress Leslie Jones For 'Ghostbusters' Premiere
Project Runway winner Christian Siriano stepped up to help a girl in need.
Leslie Jones, star of the upcoming all-lady Ghostbusters reboot, has nothing to wear! In a tweet directed at no one in particular, Jones expressed frustration with clothing companies -- none of whom showed any interest in dressing her for the premiere of the upcoming horror-comedy:
(While it's impossible to know exactly why designers weren't excited to clothe Ms. Jones, one can guess a few of the factors at play here: sizeism, ageism, racism, etc...)
Anyway! At least one fashionista saw the tweet and stepped up to help a sister out:
That's Project Runway winner and established industry mainstay Christian Siriano! Jones has already excitedly accepted the offer:
“I love Leslie and can’t wait to make her something fabulous to wear. I dress and support women of all ages and sizes,” Siriano later told Time over email.
But Leslie isn't exactly over the whole situation, and she might be naming names in the near future:
We're ready for that burn list. Any time, now.