Leslie Jones blasts Ritz-Carlton in post-BET Awards tweet: ‘They don’t like black people’

Leslie Jones‘ headline-making night at Sunday’s BET Awards apparently took a turn for the worse after an unpleasant experience at a Los Angeles Ritz-Carlton hotel.

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Jones, 49, took to Twitter on Monday to gush about her night hosting the popular award show — and to let her more than 600,000 followers in on what happened afterward.

“Wow was such a great night at the BET awards,” the Saturday Night Live star tweeted. “But then had THE WORST STAY @RitzCarlton DO NOT STAY THERE!! THEY DONT LIKE BLACK PEOPLE!!”

She did not give details about the alleged incident, but the tweet prompted a response from the luxury hotel chain.

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“We’re very sorry to hear this,” officials with the company tweeted in response to Jones. “We pride ourselves on providing excellent service to all. Please DM us & we’ll look into this right away.”

Ritz-Carlton officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE.

The tweet came after a string of positive messages Jones posted during the award show. The beloved comedian gave shout-outs to DJ KhaledAmber RoseJamie FoxxBobby Brown and more during the star-studded ceremony.

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And in true Jones fashion, the star seemed to have the time of her life Sunday night as she hosted the four-hour show that celebrates the best in Black culture.

During her hilarious performance, Jones was sure to make a declaration to viewers everywhere: “This is the year of the Black women being stars.”

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