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Gabby Douglas's High School Experience Sucked

Gabby Douglas's High School Experience Sucked

Gabby Douglas may be an Olympic gold medalist, but when it came to the high school experience, it was not a perfect 10.

The 21-year-old gymnast — who’s crashing the set of Venice High School for the go90 series Crashed — admits that there was a time in her life that she wanted to have a normal school experience.

“I was homeschooled, third grade all the way to my senior year,” Gabby explained. “My typical school day would be like, two to four hours a day, and then gymnastics the rest of the day. It’s just very different.”

So what did she do? She tried a tradition high school setting. And… it was bad.

Click inside to see how you’re not alone if you think high school sucks sometimes…
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Yara Shahidi & Zoey Deutch Encourage Female Fans to Embrace Ambition!

Yara Shahidi & Zoey Deutch Encourage Female Fans to Embrace Ambition!

Some people look at ambition in women as a negative thing and stars like Yara Shahidi, Zoey Deutch, Gabby Douglas, and more are coming together to let their female fans know that it should be viewed as a positive!

The ladies teamed up with the Tory Burch Foundation for a new PSA encouraging women to embrace ambition. The new campaign coincides with International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

Inspired by Tory’s personal experience as a woman and an entrepreneur, the campaign aims to address the double standard that exists around ambition, which is often seen as a great attribute in men and as a negative in women.

Zoey actually talked about being an ambitious woman in a recent interview!


#EmbraceAmbition PSA

Daya's Mom Didn't Want Her to Record 'Don't Let Me Down' With The Chainsmokers

Daya's Mom Didn't Want Her to Record 'Don't Let Me Down' With The Chainsmokers

Could you imagine The Chainsmokers‘ “Don’t Let Me Down” without Daya?

The 18-year-old singer – who is nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 2017 Grammys this weekend for her work on the song – is revealing that her mom didn’t want her to record it at first because of The Chainsmokers‘ “hard-partying reputation!” (via ABC Radio)

When her mom found out about the Grammy nomination, Daya revealed, “She was laughing. ‘Cause she was against it, for a very small amount of time in the beginning. But I told her I wanted to do it, and she was okay with it, and she met [The Chainsmokers], and now she loves them and they’re like family to her!”

“I think it’s the biggest honor to get a Grammy or even to be nominated for a Grammy, because it’s so music-focused,” she added. “And it’s [voted for] by real, true, talented musicians and respectable people in the industry. So… it’s an honor to be a part of that.”

Pictured: Daya attending the Delta Air Lines official 2017 Grammys event at Beauty & Essex on Thursday (February 9) in Los Angeles. Also in attendance were Serayah, Gabby Douglas, Elle King, Halsey, Kirstin Maldonado, and Serinda Swan.

Click inside to see which Grammy awards the other ladies are nominated for… More Here! »

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Gabby Douglas on Cyberbullying: 'I Would Literally Cry My Eyes Out'

Gabby Douglas on Cyberbullying: 'I Would Literally Cry My Eyes Out'

Gabby Douglas is getting real with fans about her experience getting cyberbullied during the Olympics – both of them.

The Olympic gymnast has received criticism for everything from not putting her hand over her heart during the American National Anthem, to not smiling enough, to her hair.

“It got very, very bad because I never experienced anything like that,” Gabby told Sports Illustrated about a moment from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. “I mean in [the 2012 Olympics], they talked about my hair and yet again they still talked about my hair in Rio. I don’t know people cared about my hair. … And I remember just going back to the village and I would literally cry my eyes out.”

“I stayed off social media until after team finals, when I Googled myself – which I probably shouldn’t have done,” she explained to People. “I wonder how many times I cried. Probably enough to fill so many gallons of water. And it would be like, deep, emotional cries because I was so hurt.”

Gabby has come a long way from letting the haters get to her, though – she is now Hack Harassment’s first-ever Change Ambassador.

Pictured: Gabby hosting a special screening of Fences at Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 on Wednesday (December 21) in New York City.

Click inside to read Gabby’s advice to fans… More Here! »

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Gabby Douglas Meets Denzel Washington at 'Fences' NYC Premiere

Gabby Douglas Meets Denzel Washington at 'Fences' NYC Premiere

Gabby Douglas is kicking off her role as a Change Ambassador by spreading awareness at the Fences premiere.

The Olympic gymnast, who is Hack Harassment’s first ever ambassador, hit the premiere in New York City this week and was lucky enough to chat with star Denzel Washington on the red carpet.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gabby Douglas

Fences is about an African-American father, who struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

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Gabby Douglas Combats Cyberbullying By Becoming Hack Harassment's First Change Ambassador

Gabby Douglas Combats Cyberbullying By Becoming Hack Harassment's First Change Ambassador

Gabby Douglas is serving up the ultimate comeback at her haters — by becoming a cyberbullying champion.

The Olympic gymnast is teaming up with Hack Harassment and will be their first Change Ambassador.

In her new role, she’ll continue her own, and the organization’s efforts to decrease the frequency and severity of online harassment and will help to ensure the campaign remains focused on addressing the experiences of those who face such treatment.

Earlier this year, Gabby was under fire for several things during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics — most famously for not putting her hand over her heart while the national anthem was playing and again, about her hair.

“OKK this needs to be addressed, I’m fed up and shutting this down,” Gabby wrote on her Instagram recently, tackling her haters. “The people that want to be petty EXIT STAGE LEFT PLEASE. Honestly if you’re gonna be foul just to be nasty or vile to comment I can help you find better ways to pass the time.”

Gabby Douglas Thanks Her Sister Arielle For Her Mentorship

Gabby Douglas Thanks Her Sister Arielle For Her Mentorship

Gabby Douglas leans on her sister Arielle Hawkins in a gorgeous photo from the #ActuallySheCan Mentorship campaign.

The 20-year-old Olympian and her sister are featured in the photo series as well as other celebs and their mentors including Chloe Moretz and her mom Teri, Gabourey Sidibe and producer Lisa Cortes and Iman and activist Bethann Hardison.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gabby Douglas

“I attribute so much of my growth, both personally and professionally, to strong guidance from my mentors. I couldn’t be more pleased to honor that special relationship by joining forces with #ActuallySheCan Mentorship, helping young women realize the value of the counsel mentors can provide,” Gabby explained.

See all that Gabby had to say about role models and her gymnastics career in the video below…

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Gabby Douglas & Laura Marano Judge Miss America Competition!

Gabby Douglas & Laura Marano Judge Miss America Competition!

Gabby Douglas and Laura Marano rep the judges table for the 2017 Miss America Competition held at the Boardwalk Hall Arena on Sunday (September 11) in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The two stars were joined at the event by fellow judges including Ciara, Sara Foster, Mark Cuban, Cole Swindell, and hosts Chris Harrison and Sage Steele. See more photos below!

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In case you missed the annual telecast, find out who won the 2017 Miss America competition!

FYI: Laura is wearing Julien McDonald and Lodovico Zordanazzo shoes. Gabby is wearing Rubin Singer.

20+ pics inside of the judges from the annual 2017 Miss America competition… More Here! »

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