Gabby Douglas

No matter what you may think of Nicki Minaj and her music, she has definitely come a long way. Literally going from The Come Up DVD’s to being on The View , Nicki Minaj spoke with the ladies of the daytime talk show and spoke about how the rapping phenomenon was discovered. With Olympic Gold Medal winning gymnast, Gabby […]

Long before Gabby Douglas was attacked because of her hair, she was a victim of racial bullying. The two-time Olympic gold medalist appeared on Oprah’s Next Chapter last Sunday (Aug, 26), and opened up about her time at Excalibur Gymnastics in Virginia Beach, Va. Douglas, who left her hometown at age 14 to be closer […]

[Cue Hip-Hop infused Olympic theme music] The 2012 Summer Olympics are upon us and strangely the usually conservative Games have had a number of Hip-Hop relatable moments. Like Ryan Lochte attempting to rock a diamond encrusted grill on the podium, Serena Williams busting a crip-walk after her crushing win over Sharapova and Michael Phelps saluting Jeezy and […]

For the second day in a row Gabby Douglas clocked a not-so-medal worthy performance at the Summer Olympics. Douglas slipped off the balance beam Tuesday (Aug. 7), ending her chances at getting another medal. Douglas lost her shot at more Olympic gold, when her foot slipped causing her to fall, but catching herself before hitting […]

Gabby Douglas didn’t do as well during Monday’s (Aug. 6) uneven bars competition, but she’s still has two gold medals to her name. The 16-year-old phenom hit a snag falling to last place of eight competitors. “Toward the end of the Olympics, you get physically tired and drained. And no matter how much rest you […]

Now that Gabby Douglas is an Olympic gold-medalist two times over, she can help her mother settle her financial debt. According to TMZ, Natalie Hawkins filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy earlier in the year, stating that of her $116,707.10 in assets, she had $79,754.14 in unpaid bills.

NBC has some explaining to do. The network ran a commercial promoting their new show Animal Practice directly after Gabby Douglas had a history-making performance at the summer Olympics. The clip that they chose to run showed a monkey doing gymnastics, which of course upset many viewers, and now the peacock network is claiming that […]

Gabby Douglas has become the pride of the Olympics for winning two gold medals, one with her teammates, and the second for her solo competition, Thursday (July 2). The win, put the 16-year-old in the record books as the first Black woman to snag an individual gymnastics title, and only the fourth U.S. woman to […]

Her dougie isn’t so great, but Gabby Douglas is still an amazing gymnast who can now add another gold medal to her collection. The 16-year-old pretty much killed the Olympic women’s gymnastics individual competition in London, Thursday (Aug. 2). Douglas earned 62.2323 points, beating out Russian competitor Victoria Komova by .057 points. According to reports, […]

Like the good folks over at Grantland stated before their post, let’s be clear that Gabby Douglas is an American hero we are talking about here. She may have the grace of a butterfly placed on top of the finger of a ballerina riding a unicorn, but boy is this a poor excuse for a […]

Gabby Douglas and the women of the U.S. gymnastics team are on cloud nine right now. They won gold medals during the conclusion of the team finals at the Olympics in London, Tuesday (July 31), and were congratulated by none other than President Obama. According a tweet sent out by Douglas, the POTUS phoned the […]