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Leslie Jones Is Going to Rio! 'Ghostbusters' Star Added to 2016 Olympic Coverage After Incredible Live-Tweets

by Alex Ungerman 4:49 PM PDT, August 08, 2016
Playing Leslie Jones Is Going to Rio! 'Ghostbusters' Star Added to 2016 Olympic Coverage After Incredible Live-Tweets

Leslie Jones is going to Rio!

The Ghostbusters star will officially be a part of NBC's Olympic coverage in Rio De Janiero, after the network took notice of her extensive enthusiastic tweets about the 2016 Games. Jones will reportedly be in Brazil by Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 48-year-old comedian confirmed the trip via a Twitter video on Monday, writing, "RIO BOUND BABY USA! USA!!"

RELATED: Leslie Jones' Live-Tweeting of the Olympics Is So Infectious, She Was Invited to Rio!

And if you think that preparing for international travel would cause Jones to stop tweeting, you'd thankfully be wrong! Jones' Olympic tweets have kept on coming, although she did admit, "Ok packing I'm in the middle of watching Olympics so I might miss some stuff!!"

In the meantime, you can see all of Jones' incredibly infectious tweets on her feed, which will make you even happier that she came back to Twitter.

MORE: Leslie Jones' Olympic Fever Is Absolutely Out of Control

You're a gold medal live-tweeter, Leslie!

Watch the video below for Dan Akyroyd's response to Jones' Twitter haters.

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