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Hold Up! NBC Denies Claims Leslie Jones Was Banned From Olympic Commentary


Leslie Jones.
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Cheering from the sidelines. After Leslie Jones claimed she became as soon as “blocked” from commenting on the Olympics on social media, NBC has released a assertion explaining and rectifying their gaffe.

“This became as soon as the terminate results of a third-occasion error, and the problem has been resolved,” an NBC spokesperson instructed Us Weekly on Tuesday, February 8. “She is free to attain her social media posts as she has completed within the previous. She is a gigantic fan of the Olympics, and we are big followers of her.”

One day earlier, the Ghostbusters big name, 54, referred to as out the network all the design thru her socials and expressed her frustration about her mutter being stifled.


Leslie Jones.
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“I m [sic] starting to feel fancy this must be my last olympics I stay tweet. I do know, I do know, one more celeb bitching,” Jones shared on Instagram and Twitter, including an impress-roll emoji. “Nonetheless I’m drained of combating the contributors who don’t prefer me to attain it. They block my videos and they catch other folks who think they can attain it fancy me. And i’m drained of combating them,” the comedian continued. “I fancy the athletes and they fancy me doing it. And I do know y’all fancy it. Nonetheless now it’s just correct gotten too tough. And no one is combating for or with me. Soooo I wager I’ll drag away it to the mavens. Nonetheless thanks for your complete fancy. #uptoyallnow.”

Jones captioned the written assertion, “Leslie Jones would no longer put wherever I’m no longer welcomed.” She additionally repeated the hashtag “#uptoyallnow.”

When followers asked how they can simplest cure the problem, Jones frequently referred to as out NBC on Twitter.

“It’s no longer the abominate it’s nbc,” she tweeted per one individual’s reaction.

Jones, who famously starred on the network as a solid member and author on Saturday Night Dwell, took social media by storm almost about six years within the past when her commentary of the 2016 Rio Olympics went viral. Her hilarious reactions had been so beloved that NBC even flew her the complete design down to Brazil to commentary on the events on tv.

While Jones has now made herself an Olympic fixture, her outspoken nature has continually been a in point of fact worthy allotment of her identity. “I give no f—ks, that’s basically the most straight forward and worst quality of my persona,” she instructed Us Weekly in 2017.

And allotment of what makes her the final notice sports actions commentator is her fancy for Netflix and kick back. “My favourite arena within the field is on the couch in entrance of the TV,” she instructed Us on the time.

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