Leslie Jones hangs out with Olympians in Rio

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Leslie Jones is having the time of her life at the Rio Olympics. After her constant live tweeting of the Games grabbed the attention of an NBC executive, SNL comedian Leslie Jones was invited to Rio to cover the Olympic Games live.

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Since her arrival at Rio, her twitter feed has been star-studded! Jones took photos and videos with many Olympians, such as gymnastic phenoms Simone Biles and Aly Raisman and swimmer Lilly King.


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Her followers were even graced with an appearance by Matthew McConaughey, who is also apparently a huge fan of the Summer Games.

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Jones could also be seen in the stands cheering on some of our favorite American athletes, Simone Manuel and Michael Phelps.


Leslie Jones is quickly rising to our #1 source for Olympic news. Go Les! #SlayAllDay