From Whitney Houston's death to the worldwide success of the K-Pop hit "Gangnam Style," 2012 was, by all accounts, an eventful year.Celebrities' scandals remained a highly interesting topic this year with the divorce between Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, and the cheating scandal between Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson topping headlines. The British royal family also received its fair share of attention after Prince William and Katherine Middleton announced they are expecting their first baby together.
Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas' memoir 'Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith" has been released Tuesday. The 16-year-old's autobiography chronicles her journey to two gold medals, which includes both triumphs and hardships.
Gabby Douglas took home the coveted honor, however, Olympic medalist and swimmer Missy Franklin has a lot on her plate: she just finished filming a movie and a guest appearance on a hit television show.
The Salute for Women in Sports event, held on Oct. 17 in New York City, honored female athletes for their accomplishments and arguably the highest honor of the night went to Team USA gymnast and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas.
Two-time gold medalist gymnast Gabby Douglas, has not been a stranger to criticism. She is no longer being called out for her "unkempt" hair, but she is being attacked for some remarks she made about the training facility she went to in Virginia Beach, Va. Representatives from the Virginia gym are speaking out against Douglas' claims.
When Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas sat down with Oprah Winfrey on "Oprah's Next Chapter," on Sunday, Aug. 26, the two had plenty to discuss about the athlete's past and her struggle to prepare herself for the Olympics.One of the biggest revelations to come out of the chat was that Douglas was often bullied by her team mates at swim practice in Virginia.
The 16-year-old acknowledged that when she made headlines during the London Games for her hair style, it wasn't the first time she dealt with criticism. She admits that in Virginia, at teh age of fourteen, she felt lonely at times when she was being treated "different" than her colleagues. She told the story of when another gymnast referred to her as their "slave."
Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will make a pit stop in New York City on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 23.
The gymnast is scheduled to appear at Citi Field to throw out the first pitch for the Mets' 1 p.m. game against the Colorado Rockies.,The Flying Squirrel shared her excitement about her appearance through her Twitter account. "So excited to be a part of Citi Field Kids & to share my story. And I get to throw out the 1st pitch at the Mets game! #ballin lol!" she tweeted Wednesday.
The "Flying Squirrel" met a sea of family, friends and fans as she touched down in her hometown. She appears to have had a full makeover including a new hairstyle - long, wavy hair - most likely courtesy of her new, $950-a-pop hairstylist Ted Gibson.
With the close of the 2012 London Olympics, many of the USA's finest and most popular will be headlining appearances on some of our favorite shows; one of which is gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas, who appeared donning a bright gold miniskirt and leather jacket.