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Gabby Douglas Claims Former Gym Suggested She Get a Nose Job, Almost Quit Gymnastics

Gabby Douglas' story is an inspiring one. It's made even more inspirational by what the 16-year-old gold medal gymnast had to go through to get to this point. Douglas is profiled in the October issue of Vanity Fair and more claims and allegations in regards to her former gym have surfaced. Most notably in the piece is Douglas' claims that a staff member at the gym --...
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Gym responds to Gabby Douglas' bullying claims

The gym in Virginia where Gabby Douglas used to train responded to her bullying claims.

August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas gets a new hairstyle

U.S. Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas received a makeover after she was criticized for her hairstyle during the London Games. Celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson gave her the new do. Douglas tweeted the photos, saying: “A special thank you to my Gold Medal Celebrity Hair Stylist.” Gibson tweeted, "It's 3 a.m., just left Ted Gibson NYC. Love you Gabrielle Douglas...
Via Speleb
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

FOX News Calls Out Gabby Douglas and Her "Un-Patriotic" Uniforms

You know it must have been a slow news day, when FOX News targeted gold medal winning gymnast Gabby Douglas for her "un-patriotic" uniforms. Really. FOX News reporter Alisyn Camerota took issue with it when she said that the "famous flag-style outfits" of past Olympics have been replaced by "yellow shirts, grey track suits and pink leotards" Camerota...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
August 06, 2012  |  1 Comment

Douglas faces tougher side of fame

Unfortunately, Gabby Douglas, this is the other side of fame. For the first time since capping her team gold medal with an all-around gold of her own, Douglas emerged Monday into a whole new world: One reshaped by fame, burdened by its exhausting relentlessness and capped with the first glimpse of how celebrity inevitably melds the personal with the public. Tired and worn down...
Via Fox Olympics
August 06, 2012  |  1 Comment

Gabby Douglas confused over hair comments

Women's gymnastics all-around champion Gabby Douglas likes her hairstyle just fine, thanks. The 16-year-old said Sunday she was a little confused when she logged onto her computer after winning her second gold medal in three days and discovered people were debating her pulled-back look. ''I don't know where this is coming from. What's wrong with my hair?'...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  2 Comments

Gabby Douglas gets Corn Flakes box (Picture)

Gabby Douglas went from being a relatively unknown gymnast to being one of the most recognizable female athletes in the country in a matter of months. The 16-year-old became the first woman to win gold in the individual all-around and team competition in the same Olympics, and she’s already picking up endorsement deals. Kellogg’s announced that they would be putting the gold...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas will be on cereal box

The endorsement deals are already rolling in for women's all-around gymnastics gold medalist Gabby Douglas. The first is a cereal box.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Gabby Douglas almost quit gymnastics months before Olympics

What would you say if I told you that the best female gymnast in the world nearly quit the sport a few months ago? It would be hard to believe, right? But that’s actually what happened with Gabby Douglas. Douglas, who won the gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics on Thursday, had some struggles before making the Olympic team. The 16-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2012  |  2 Comments

Gabby Douglas wins Gold in women’s all-around final

Ballertainment Gabrielle Douglas is the 2012 Women’s All-Around Gymnastics gold medalist, becoming the first African-American woman to win all-around gold, and the first American woman to win gold in both team and individual competition. Gabby lead all competitors with a score of 62.232. Teammate Aly Raisman, missed out on taking home the bronze medal after a tie-break favored...
Via Ballertainment
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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