Controversy[ edit ] Ghostbusters received criticism from social media users following word of Feig's involvement and the all-female cast, which some felt was a "gimmick". In those scenes, the characters upload a video to YouTube and react to unpleasant comments left by viewers. They, along with Feig, noted commonalities to the events and reactions of the Gamergate controversy in video games. And haters, attack me all you want but when you attack and insult my cast, you've crossed the line. Grow up and leave my cast alone. I think for some of our audience, they were like, 'What the fuck?