Gabby Douglas' father, Timothy Douglas, was reportedly arrested in March for non-violent child abuse charges. The father of the Olympic gymnast has been investigated by Child Protective Services and a warrant for his arrest was issued on March 6, 2012.
Gabby Douglas' father was the topic of discussion for the 2012 Olympics star during an interview with the New York Post. Douglas spoke openly about struggles while growing up without her father, Timothy Douglas, who was deployed to the Middle East by the military when she was only 9 years-old.
Gabby Douglas' father was in London to see her amazing performance to win the gold medal in the women's gymnastics all-around at the Olympic 2012 Games, although he was forced to watch from a distance.
Gabby Douglas, 16, won the all-around women's gymnastics title today. Adding to her gold medal she won with the U.S. Fab Five Team two days, ago, Douglas became the first African-American to win the all-around title. She led the scoreboard since the first event on Thursday all the way to victory today. Coming in second was Russia's Viktoria Komova.