Source: Julee Wilson / The Huffington Post Remember when we shared the behind-the-scenes video of Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas getting glam forESSENCE‘s December issue? Well, we finally have a look at the lovely cover. America’s new sweetheart shines in a Notte by Marchesa black-and-gold frock and one of her two gold medals for the glossy’s annual “Women Of [...]
Source: theGrio In her highly-anticipated sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas spoke candidly about the bullying, taunts and racism she endured from her fellow gymnasts on her historic rise to the top. She says that the she experienced the most disrespect at her hometown gym in Virginia, [...]
Source: Alexis Garrett Stodghill / theGrio Gabby Douglas covers the Labor Day issue of Jet magazine, in her latest appearance in a recent sweep of media outlet domination. She discusses the “hair gate” controversy surrounding her locks with the publication, in addition to her hopes to “inspire youth in all sports like the First Lady,” according to sources. Apparently, Douglas’ [...]
Source: Lynn Elber / Atlanta Journal Constitution LOS ANGELES — Olympic champion Gabby Douglas basked in the “Tonight” spotlight and the admiration of fellow guest Michelle Obama, but the teenage gymnast already is thinking ahead to 2016. Host Jay Leno, who noted that Douglas’ last name was an anagram for “USA gold,” asked Monday if [...]
16-year-old gymnast Gabby Douglas is enjoying the fame that comes with winning the all-around Olympic gold. She told the media Thursday that the label of “America’s sweetheart” sits fine with her, and is fitting. (Aug. 9)
Source: Nancy Armour / NBC Olympics / NBC News LONDON — Aly Raisman finished the Olympics in style. The U.S. captain matched Gabby Douglas in gold medals, winning the title on floor exercise Tuesday. Add in the bronze on balance beam from earlier in the day, and she becomes the most decorated of the Fierce [...]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Fresh from her historic gold medal win in the gymnastics individual all-around, Gabby Douglas said “it’s so meaningful” to be the first African-American woman to win the title, and shares details of her phone call with President Obama.
Dominique Dawes Recaps Gabby Douglas’ Momentous Individual All-Around Gold Medal On FOX Sports (VIDEO)
Video: Inside Edge: Gymnastics Day 6 Recap Dominique Dawes and Laura Okmin discuss Gabby Douglas’ momentous individual all-around gold medal.
LISTEN: Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes Talks To Roland Martin About Gabby Douglas' Gold Medal Performance
Roland Martin talks with Dominique Dawes about Gabby Douglas winning the individual all-around gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes.
Source: AP / ESPN LONDON — Might be time to get Gabby Douglas a new nickname. Olympic champ might work. Known as “The Flying Squirrel,” Douglas won the women’s all-around title Thursday night, becoming the third straight American to win gymnastics’ biggest prize. It’s her second gold medal of the London Games, coming two nights [...]