The jig is up! Long before Leslie Jones was a comedy star on the upcoming "Ghostbusters" film and "SNL" she did a more odd job to make ends meet.
She was a telemarketer for Scientology.
"They kind of still don't know I'm not a Scientologist," she said while appearing the the Ellen DeGeneres show with her "Ghostbusters" castmates. "Thanks for blowing my cover, Ellen."
The religion, of course, is highly controversial. Several big named stars have fled the religion and HBO did a documentary in 2015 called "Going Clear" that skewered the religion. However, big stars like Tom Cruise and John Travolta are very avid, unapologetic members of the religion.
Reports indicate that Leslie also worked at Los Angeles' Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles when she was younger, too. But, it was her telecommunications work that had Ellen and her castmates both laughing and baffled.
"I lived in Glendale [Calif.] I needed to pay the rent and it was a very easy interview," she said, claiming, "I just acted crazy."
The funny lady then got big-eyed and looked directly into the camera and said, "I'm sorry Scientologists for revealing things."
Her co-stars howled with laughter.
Kate McKinnon later revealed that her oddest job was an umpire for a softball team, a job she claimed she was no good at it.
"In retrospect, I should have brushed up on the rules of softball before litigating them, but I didn't and they did not like my calls," she said.
Kristen Wiig decided to combine the two when discussing her craziest gig. "I was an umpire for a Scientology baseball team," she joked.
Really, though, it was Leslie's job reveal that came out of left field.
Uh, Leslie, Tom Cruise is on line 2.
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