Leslie Jones Reveals How Hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards May Have Saved Her From Getting Covid

Leslie Jones Reveals How Hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards May Have Saved Her From Getting Covid
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Leslie Jones didn’t exactly run to get a Covid vaccine. “When it first came out I was like, ‘I’m not taking that shit,’” the former “Saturday Night Live” star tells me. “They’re just going to come up with a potion and we’re supposed to take that shit?…I was like, ‘I’m going to wait until the last batch and then maybe somebody could talk me into it.” But then she spoke to her aunt’s friend, a biologist working in Covid research. “She was like, ‘This is very serious. Please get vaccinated,’” Jones says. But she still wasn’t ready — that is, until she was asked to host the MTV Movie & TV Awards, airing live from Los Angeles on May 16: “I was like, ‘I gotta be sage so let me just go bite the bullet.” She
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