See All of Leslie Jones' Hilarious Rio Olympic Tweets

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"All day, slay." The live-tweeting earned the 'SNL' star a ticket to Rio.

Leslie Jones lives, breathes, Snapchats and tweets for Team USA.

The Saturday Night Live and Ghostbusters star has been live-tweeting the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to such hilarious effect that her at-home coverage earned her a ticket to Rio. She's now covering the Summer Games — IRL — as a contributor for NBC from Friday, Aug. 12, through Wednesday, Aug. 17.

On Aug. 11, she touched down in Brazil and shared the excitement with her avid Olympic followers — complete with her new, personalized Snapchat filter.

That night, ahead of the swimming competitions, Jones was captured on social media leading Team USA cheers alongside Matthew McConaughey, one of many stars spotted in Rio this week.

On Saturday night, Aug. 14, she joined Ryan Seacrest for the network's late-night Olympic coverage, her first official primetime appearance as an Olympics NBC commentator. 

And that was just the beginning.

The Leslie Jones-Rio love affair began after opening weekend on Monday, Aug. 8, when Jones' tweets and social media videos went viral, NBC announced that the comedian will be live on-air and online in Rio beginning Friday, Aug. 12. She was offered the gig after NBC producer Mike Shoemaker saw her commentary and alerted Jim Bell, the executive producer of the games.

Bell extended the invite to Jones on Twitter, citing a possible ratings boost.

The couch commentary that caught Bell's eye included Jones' musings on competitions from gymnastics to beach volleyball and swimming as she filmed the events on both her television and laptop and tweeted words of praise at the athletes. She's even sparked a Twitter friendship with beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings.

To begin her live-tweeting, the actress donned multiple gold medals on her neck and dressed head-to-toe in the American flag.

See all of Jones' hilarious tweets from the opening ceremony through the end of the Olympic Games below.

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