‘Ghostbusters’ Star Leslie Jones Lands Dream Olympics Job


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Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones’ online support for the U.S. Olympics team in Rio has earned her a TV gig at the heart of the Games.

The comedienne was officially invited to be a part of NBC’s Olympic coverage in Rio De Janeiro after network bosses took notice of her extensive enthusiastic tweets about the 2016 Games.


Jones confirmed the trip via a Twitter video on Monday, writing, “RIO BOUND BABY USA! USA!!” She later added, “Ok packing I’m in the middle of watching Olympics so I might miss some stuff!!” The star hit headlines after live tweeting hours of Olympics coverage, which has been picked up and retweeted by members of Team USA.

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