The singer posted the personal message on her website following the 16-year-old’s win on 2 August in the ‘individual all-round’. She is the first ever African-American woman to win the event.
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A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO 16 YEAR OLD OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST GABBY DOUGLAS – WOW – WHAT A THRILL TO WATCH YOU TAKE THIS GOLD!
I CAN TELL YOU’VE BEEN WORKING HARD FOR SO LONG – ENJOY THIS MOMENT, ITS YOURS.
THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ALL OF US!