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Leslie Jones unveils Christian Siriano-designed dress at ‘Ghostbusters’ premiere

Christian Siriano volunteered for the job.

 

Christine Friar

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Published Jul 11, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 11:32 am CDT

What could have been a red carpet nightmare came to a happy ending this weekend after designer Christian Siriano rescued Leslie Jones‘ fashion emergency for the Ghostbusters premiere. 

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In June, Jones tweeted that she was having trouble finding a single designer willing to work on her red carpet look because she isn’t a sample size (0). Siriano happily offered his help on Twitter, tweeting a raised hand and a wave emoji at the SNL star, but the pair never gave official clarification that they’d actually be collaborating.

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That is until Sunday, when the Project Runway alum tweeted pics of Jones wearing a custom red gown he designed just for her big night: 

“It takes a real designer to design for real women,” Jones told E! News. “That’s what I was saying. I’ll always say that.”

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*First Published: Jul 11, 2016, 7:43 pm CDT