Leslie Jones’ Hilarious Live Tweets of the Olympics Got Her an Invitation to Rio

Leslie Jones arrives at the premiere of Ghostbusters at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., on July 9, 2016.
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We’re so glad comedian Leslie Jones decided to come back to Twitter after racist trolls forced her to take a brief timeout from the social media platform. Jones, whose live-tweet hand is strong (check out her L.T.s for Game of Thrones), has been hilariously live-tweeting the Rio Olympics since day 1:

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Producer Mike Shoemaker took notice of the tweets and dropped a hint to NBC Olympics Executive Producer Jim Bell that he might want to get Jones to Brazil:

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At first Jones didn’t believe that Bell was for real:

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Oh, we will definitely stay tuned, Jim.

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