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  • Gabby Douglas Items Headed to the Smithsonian

    Jan 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Mementos from the 2012 Olympics performance of gymnast Gabrielle Douglas will be displayed in the Smithsonian Institution, the museum announced. The gold medal winner’s wrist tape, uneven-bar grips and access credentials to the London games are among the keepsakes Douglas donated to the Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, and […]

  • ‘Today’ Show’s Hoda Kotb Signs with Talent Agency CAA

    Sep 11, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Looks like Hoda Kotb is positioning herself to make some industry power moves. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The co-host of the fourth hour of NBC’s “Today” has signed with CAA for representation.  She had previously been with the smaller New York-based N.S. Bienstock. Kotb began hosting the 10 a.m. hour of “Today” when it […]

  • Gabby Douglas Memoir Coming in December

    Sep 6, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Gabby Douglas is bringing her life story to the pages of an “inspirational memoir” for a HarperCollins imprint, the gold medal gymnast announced this morning. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] “Grace, Gold and Glory, My Leap of Faith,’’ due in December, will detail her journey to gold in the London Olympics. There will be many […]

  • Gabby Douglas: 35.7M Tune In; Corn Flakes Box; Hair Backlash

    Aug 3, 12 by EURpublisher02 19 Comments

    *Gabrielle Douglas, who on Thursday became the first African American gymnast to win the all-around event at the Olympics, helped NBC draw 35.7 million viewers, according to fast affiliate numbers. That’s up eight percent from the same night at the Beijing Olympics four years ago. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Already a team gold medal […]

  • Gaydar Working Overtime at London Olympics

    Aug 3, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via the Daily Beast) – They don’t call it the XXX Olympics for nothing. They are everywhere on television: dripping wet, heavy-breathing, half-naked men. No, this isn’t a gay-porn channel—it’s just the men’s swimming competition during the Summer Olympics. Ripped, tanned men seemingly carved out of marble are making women and gay men happy—very happy—during […]

  • Gabby Douglas Wins Individual Gold; Pres. Obama Calls Team

    Aug 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 12 Comments

    *Gabrielle Douglas just won her second Olympic gold medal of the London Summer Games, taking the individual all-around event to match her performance anchoring the U.S. team’s first-place performance earlier this week. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Douglas scored 15.500 or higher in her first three rotations, with an emphatic 15.966 on her vault. Her final score was […]