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Selena Gomez Meets Olympian Laurie Hernandez at WE Day 2017 (Video)

Selena Gomez Meets Olympian Laurie Hernandez at WE Day 2017 (Video)

Two of our favorites – Selena Gomez and Laurie Hernandez – came together for 2017 WE Day!

JJJ was on the red at The Forum on Thursday (April 27) in Inglewood, Calif. where we spotted the duo meeting and taking a cute selfie together.

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Watch their encounter in the cute video below!

Selena hosted the event, which celebrates young people making a difference in the world, and showed off her new short haircut for the first time.


Selena Gomez Meets Laurie Hernandez at WE Day 2017

FYI: Selena is wearing a Brock Collection outfit, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Jennifer Fisher earrings on the red carpet. Her first on-stage look includes a Sonia Rykiel top, ReDone Denim, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Jennifer Fisher earrings. Her second on-stage look is a Jenny Packham leather jacket.

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Laurie Hernandez Meets 'Queen' Auli'i Cravalho at We Day California & We Are Officially Jealous!

Laurie Hernandez Meets 'Queen' Auli'i Cravalho at We Day California & We Are Officially Jealous!

We are so jealous of Laurie Hernandez getting to meet Auli’i Cravalho at We Day California today!

The Olympic gymnast shared this cute pic on Instagram today, after walking the blue carpet at the event, writing: “got to meet a few queens today at #WeDay.”

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It’s true too — Laurie also ran into Selena Gomez (who’s hosting the event), plus Auli’i, Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson!



We have a TON of more pics coming from the event — so stay tuned to JJJ!

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Olympian Laurie Hernandez Could Be The Next Big Disney Star!

Olympian Laurie Hernandez Could Be The Next Big Disney Star!

It’s a definite possibility that Laurie Hernandez could be your favorite new Disney star.

While the gymnast is definitely looking at a second go at the Olympics, she’s also looking at heading to the small and big screen!

Speaking with Team USA, Laurie opened up about her acting ambitions.

“I just finished an audition tape for Disney, and I’m waiting to hear,” she admits. “I think absolutely I would love to be an actress.”

Laurie adds, “I notice as the months go by, I have a bigger love for it. I watched a movie (the romantic fantasy ‘The Age of Adeline’) the other day, and then re-watched it with the director’s (commentary), including ideas for the scenes. It was fascinating, and it’s such amazing acting. I would love to do that.”

JJJ can’t wait to see this all happen for Laurie!

Aly Raisman's Life Positivity Essay Is All You Ever Need To Read

Aly Raisman's Life Positivity Essay Is All You Ever Need To Read

There’s no question of if Aly Raisman is an inspirational person, we can tell you that she 100% is — and she keeps on proving it with an amazing essay.

The Olympic gymnast wrote for Elle magazine about positivity in just not her body, but in life.

“I saw in an interview one time, someone said instead of picking myself apart in the mirror, which is what so many people do, I start the day by telling myself that I look good and to focus on being a good person, working hard, and being smart and that makes me feel more beautiful and more confident,” Aly writes for the glossy.

“When you feel confident in the kind of person you are, everything else falls into place.”

She adds, “But you can’t rely on someone else to make you feel confident. You have to figure it out from within. Sometimes people expect others to make them feel confident and there is so much pressure if you’re in a relationship [for] the other person has to make you feel confident, but you have to love yourself first before you can really be happy.”

This isn’t a suggest article for you, it’s required reading! Go now!

Aly is pictured below with teammate Laurie Hernandez and the other James E. Sullivan Award Finalists Kyle Snyder, Ginny Thrasher, Ashleigh Johnson and Lauren Carlini at the Empire State Building.

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Where Does Laurie Hernandez Actually Keep Her Olympic Medals? Find Out Here!

Where Does Laurie Hernandez Actually Keep Her Olympic Medals? Find Out Here!

Laurie Hernandez has one silver and one gold medal from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics that are her prized possessions.

So, where do you keep prized possessions? In a safe!

“[My] Medals are kept in a locked safe,” Laurie revealed during her Crest TV commercial press conference in Miami, Fla., this week.

And what about that mirrored-ball trophy she won on Dancing With the Stars Season 23? “[It's] perched in the living room!”

Obviously — gotta show off that bling!

This week, Laurie also received a Latinovator Award at Hispanicize 2017, an annual event of influential Latino professionals across digital, media, music and marketing.

Check out her Crest commercial below!


Laurie Hernandez takes on her day with a smile | Crest
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Laurie Hernandez Recreates Her LOL-Worthy Childhood Picture -- Pic Inside

Laurie Hernandez Recreates Her LOL-Worthy Childhood Picture -- Pic Inside

Olympic Gymnast and Dancing With the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez has a third undiscovered superpower, and it’s recreating childhood pictures.

Laurie just uploaded an awww-worthy photo of herself as a little girl, smiling with an empty bowl and spoon, donning space buns and a blue sweatshirt.

The best part of the picture? She recreated it! Laurie uploaded a present-day image of herself, also donning space buns and a blue sweatshirt, mimicking her closed-mouth smile and empty cereal bowl. The only difference is that she’s holding her spoon a little higher, a fact that she notes in her caption.

“In a span of 15 whole years, I’ve been able to bring the spoon up higher,” Laurie jokes. “Maybe in 15 more years I’ll actually have some cereal in the bowl.”

Anything is possible if you just believe.

Laurie Hernandez Spills Her 'DWTS' Advice For Simone Biles (Exclusive)

Laurie Hernandez Spills Her 'DWTS' Advice For Simone Biles (Exclusive)

Laurie Hernandez knows what it takes to win Dancing With The Stars and she’s spilling all her tips for her Olympic teammate Simone Biles!

JJJ caught up with the 16-year-old reigning DWTS champ while she was supporting An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance earlier this week and we’ve got the exclusive scoop!

“My tip for Simone would be to wear socks with her heels so she doesn’t get blisters,” Laurie explained.

And what will it take besides hard work and practice to win?

“Remember to smile!” Laurie told JJJ with her signature grin.

Laurie also let us know that she plans to be attending DWTS tapings all season long and even was in the audience for the show’s premiere!

Make sure to also check out Laurie‘s takeover of our Instagram account, where she taught us some of gymnastics moves!

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Laurie Hernandez Celebrates American Girl 'Ivy & Julie' Special With Stars Nina Lu & Hannah Nordberg

Laurie Hernandez Celebrates American Girl 'Ivy & Julie' Special With Stars Nina Lu & Hannah Nordberg

Laurie Hernandez is so excited about American Girl‘s latest special and so are we!

The 16-year-old Olympic gymnast stepped out to support An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance on Monday (March 20) at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics and JJJ was there to get the exclusive scoop.

Laurie was joined by the movie’s stars Nina Lu and Hannah Nordberg as they chatted about the upcoming special which centers around gymnastics, friends and family in San Francisco in 1976.

During the event, we had the trio take over our Instagram story and Laurie even shared some gymnastics tips with us!

Check out our entire Instagram takeover below…


American Girl Ivy & Julie Cast Instagram Takeover With Laurie Hernandez

An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance airs Friday, March 24 on Amazon Prime Video.

Click inside to watch a behind-the-scenes video from the Ivy & Julie press day!
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