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  • Gabby Douglas Trains for 2016 Olympics with Iowa Coach (Watch)

    Apr 19, 14 by Deron Dalton 3 Comments

    *Gabby Douglas is gearing up for the 2016 Olympics in Rio after becoming a breakout (winning) star in 2012. Since then, she produced a Lifetime movie about her rise to Olympics success and became quite the celebrity. But none of that will get in the way of her training for another shot at gold medal […]

  • Lifetime’s ‘Gabby Douglas Story’ Premieres Saturday (Trailer)

    Jan 31, 14 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Lifetime’s original movie about Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday with Imani Hakim – the little sister from “Everybody Hates Chris” – in the lead role. Regina King plays Gabby’s mom, S. Epatha Merkerson stars as her grandmother and Sydney Mikayla plays the younger Gabby. The tele-pic, which kicks off Lifetime’s Black […]

  • Gabby Douglas Heads Back to the Gym

    May 22, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Finally coming down off her high, at least the media craze part, Olympian Gabby Douglas is back in the gym, training for the next round of competitions. Her coach, Liang Chow, told the Associated Press that she’s back and excited for the work ahead. Gabby once expressed that she’d like to go though to the […]

  • EUR Bits: Maya Angelou Recovering – Gabby Douglas on Staying Positive

    Apr 25, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Maya Angelou is at home in North Carolina recovering after a brief hospitalization. A statement was released to her speaker’s bureau, MacRae Speakers and Entertainment LLC. Dr. Jeff Williamson of the WakeForest School of Medicine says she’s not allowed to travel for the next three to four weeks. As a result, she had to cancel […]

  • Gabby, Toni, Wendy in Red for NY Fashion Week (Pics)

    Feb 7, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Gabby Douglas, Toni Braxton and Wendy Williams helped to kick off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York last night by walking the annual Heart Truth red dress show. Olympic gold medal gymnast Douglas blew kisses and waved to the audience as she walked down the runway in a Pamela Rowland gown. “I am so honored […]

  • Gabby Douglas Tells How She Overcame the Odds in New Memoir

    Jan 6, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 4 Comments

    *History making gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, opens up about the journey she took to become the international icon she became over the summer. Only 16-years-old and all of 4’11”, the black girl from Iowa discusses the sacrifices her family made to ensure her success, despite the odds in her new book, written with O’s founding editor […]