What It Was Like to Watch the Olympics Through Team Hollywood’s Eyes

From Leslie Jones to Zac Efron, how the jet set did Rio

We love the unifying power of the Olympics to rally countries together in support of their greatest athletes, the world together around the power of sports… and, of course, celebrities attention to something other than themselves (kind of). A roundup of our favorite celeb Olympics fans, and the social media posts to prove it:

Let’s start with our favorite fan of them all, comedian Leslie Jones, who would definitely sweep the golds if fan-ing was in the Games. Our take? NBC’s best move was sending her down to Rio.

Samuel L. Jackson live-tweeted throughout the Games, showing support for everyone from Simone (Biles and Manuel) to the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt:

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis showed their support in style:

Husband-and-wife actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris tuned in:

Zac Efron seemed to have a great time in Rio supporting Team USA (and, as we told you, making a non-Olympic dream of Simone Biles come true :)

Matthew McConaughey got a photo with the GOAT! (We know that Boomer Phelps is a bigger social star than his dad, but we’ll give props to this tweet.)

Elizabeth Banks shared lots of moments from her time in Rio supporting Team USA:

Brazil’s proudest supermodels came out to support their athletes:

Another GOAT — on the catwalk — Gisele, partied hardy at the Opening Ceremony.

Does President Obama count as a celebrity? He’s pretty well-recognized, so I’m gonna toss him and his #TeamUSA pride in this roundup…

Actor Adam Devine rocked his best #SlayAllDay Team USA onesie (get one of your own right here):

Kim Kardashian West got in on the Games, letting Simone Biles know she might have some competition coming up from daughter North West:

Shonda Rhimes reminded us all that kids everywhere are watching, and being inspired by, Olympic athletes. (Might serve Lochte well to be reminded of this fact!):

And of course, the athlete-lebrities themselves couldn’t help from fan-geeking out:


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