Is Leslie Jones dating? MTV Movie Awards host was banned from Hinge a day after signing up

Many fans thought that Jones was married to fellow 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Kyle Mooney, considering their genius sketches on the show


                            Is Leslie Jones dating? MTV Movie Awards host was banned from Hinge a day after signing up
Leslie Jones was banned from Hinge (Getty Images)
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The upcoming 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards is one of the year's most anticipated award ceremonies, honoring the achievements of viewers' favorite actors in film and television.

This year's award ceremony has been split into two parts to keep it exciting and is set to be hosted by former 'SNL' star Leslie Jones. The comedienne, who recently got vaccinated after many ifs and buts, said to NY Daily News that she does not want to crack pandemic jokes. "I just want to bring joy to people. Everybody is going to be hearing about me and about me dating. I’m just trying to have joy. I just want everybody to laugh their a** off," she said. Here's what's to know about her love life.

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Is Leslie Jones dating?

Leslie Jones is currently single, according to DatingCelebs. The queen of comedy from Memphis, 53, prefers to keep her love life private. She has had one relationship and has never been engaged, according to CelebsCouples.

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Many fans thought that Jones was married to fellow 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Kyle Mooney, considering their genius sketches on the show. However, Distractify stated that the ship was all for nothing. The "Leslie & Kyle" sketch was just for laughs, the report states, but it came to a point in May 2019 when fans thought they were the real deal. "They truly thought it was real," Mooney joked during the sketch. “It’s ridiculous," Jones replied, following which they went back to flirting with one another and performing a musical number.

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Un-hinged

On February 9, Jones took to Twitter to complain about being banned from the dating app service Hinge just a day after signing up. “Ok why did @hinge banned me,” the comedienne wrote. “I literally just signed up yesterday! And they don’t even tell you why. So fucking lame after taking my money! WTF?!”

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But the Emmy award-nominated actress' worries were soon alleviated and her dissatisfaction was quickly expressed with her more than 1.4 million Twitter followers, and the dating service app company, which was purchased by the Match Group in 2018, quickly responded with an apology. “So sorry about that, Leslie! Guess people thought seeing you on Hinge was just too good to be true,” they wrote.

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'We not all crazy, y’all just broken'

Speaking on 'The Wendy Williams Show', Jones commented on Hinge, which promotes itself as a relationship app “designed to be deleted” — implying their confidence in setting up love interests to the point when the app would no longer be needed on the phone. “I think I have to erase Hinge for a whole different reason," she said according to Madame Noire.

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“The men are broken,” she told Williams. Then, speaking to all the eligible bachelors out there she continued, “You know y’all always talk about how women are crazy — y’all need to go talk to somebody too. Okay? We not all crazy, y’all just broken."

As Williams said that she had tried dating apps in the past, Jones clarified that another issue she had on Hinge was that other people actually assumed her profile was false because of her celebrity status. “You know — I’m Leslie Jones. So they were like ‘Why’s Leslie Jones on a dating app? It must be a fake account.’ So they thought it was a fake account — somebody probably reported me as a fake account," she said.

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'I love goofy men'

The comedienne took to Twitter in 2017 to say that she was "kind of seeing" a mystery man, and said she was single because of her "terrible luck" with men. "Just so everyone knows. There was never a secret boyfriend. I have terrible luck with men. Real talk. They do not like me lol!! (sic)", she tweeted, according to Lady First.

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"I will tell you the type of dude that I like. I like a dude that makes me laugh, and it's not hard to make me laugh - it really isn't - because I like the goofiest things. I love goofy men! I love goofy men!" she said, during an appearance on Conan.

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