Buzzing: Olympic tweets earn comedian Leslie Jones a ticket to Rio

Olympic tweets earn comedian Leslie Jones a ticket to Rio

Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones almost quit Twitter last month after receiving online abuse, but she had the last laugh on Monday as her humorous Olympics tweets landed her an invitation from NBC to cover the sporting event. She will be in Rio de Janeiro by Friday and will contribute to NBC's Olympics coverage.


Game Of Thrones the music tour

The creators of Game Of Thrones are turning the fantasy epic into a North American concert tour, bringing together music and new visuals from the series. The tour will open on Feb 15 in Kansas City, with a total of 28 dates across the United States and Canada. Producers said the tour would include original footage of the drama set in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe