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Simone Manuel's Historic Gold Medal Swim Wasn't Impressive Enough To Get Her NAME In This Newspaper?? Wait Until You See The Ridiculous Headline…

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It's getting to the point where coverage of the Olympics is causing more issues than the Games themselves…

As you probably heard, history was made Thursday night when Simone Manuel became the first black woman to ever win a gold medal in swimming at the Olympics.

However, sports fans in San Jose might not have woken up to that news Friday morning — because local paper Mercury News completely failed to include the 20-year-old's name in their headline!

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But as if not giving sufficient credit to Simone for her iconic performance was bad enough, the newspaper did touch upon her feat… only they referred to her simply as the "African-American."

Oh, but wait. It gets worse!

Michael Phelps just so happened to also add some more medals to his impressive trophy case the same night, so the paper decided to run the beyond offensive headline:

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Leslie Jones Meets Superfan Matthew McConaughey & Gets THISCLOSE To Michael Phelps In AH-Mazing Rio Olympics Coverage!

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It's no surprise Leslie Jones is having a BLAST at the Rio Olympics!

The Saturday Night Live cast member has been the unofficial olympic hype woman on social media for the past week, in what started off as passionately watching the games at home to actually being invited to Brazil to capture the action in person!

And you better believe the Ghostbusters star is making the best out of her time in Rio!

On Thursday, Jones was living every fan's dream — from hanging out with USA gymnastics stars Simone Biles and Aly Raisman to cheering on some historic swimming races!

Related: Simone Biles' Biological Mother Talks About Her Drug Past!

Not only did the comedienne get to witness Simone Manuel become the first African-American to win an individual swimming Olympic gold medal, but she also got to see Michael Phelps become the most decorated Olympian EVER after his 22nd gold medal win!

Of course, the fun didn't stop there. Jones also got to hang out with fellow celebrity swim fan Matthew McConaughey — and even performed a "horrible" cartwheel for Romanian gymnastics coach Béla Károlyi!

Ch-ch-check out all the glorious fun Jones is having at Rio so far (below)!

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Simone Manuel Makes History As The First Black Woman To Win Gold In Olympic Swimming! Watch Her Tearful Medal Ceremony!

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She just made history herstory!

When it comes to swimming in the 2016 Summer Olympics, most Americans have kept their attention focused on Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Katie Ledecky.

However, Team USA just got a little brighter thanks to Simone Manuel's gold medal in the 100m freestyle in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night!

Related: Ryan Lochte's 95-Year-Old Grandmother Is His Biggest Fan!

But as if winning first place in a final wasn't impressive enough, the 20-year-old just became the first black woman to ever win a gold medal in Olympic swimming!

Simone tied with Canada's Penny Oleksiak with the Olympic Record of 52.70 — only the second tie in the history of the sport at the Games — which will pair nicely with the silver medal she won earlier in the week in the 4×100m freestyle relay alongside Katie, Abbey Weitzeil, and Dana Vollmer.

Way to slay, Simone!

Ch-ch-check out her race AND her emotional medal ceremony (below)!

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