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Leslie Jones will help cover the Winter Olympics for NBC

Leslie Jones is going to the Olympics.

The “Saturday Night Live” star has joined NBC as a contributor to cover the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the network announced Tuesday.

“Experiencing the Olympics through the lens of Leslie is unlike anything else,” Jim Bell, president of NBC Olympics production and programming, said in a statement.

“Her passion for Team USA is contagious, and her adventures in South Korea should be fascinating.”

Jones, who recently starred in the “Ghostbusters” reboot, helped out during the 2016 Games after livetweeting her favorite events.

The 50-year-old comedian celebrated the news with a social media photo in red, white and blue gear.

“Guess What Time It Is Y’all!!!!! And Guess Where I’m Going!!!!! Slay All Day USA!!!!!!!” she wrote.

The Olympics begin Feb. 8.

source: nydaily

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