OLYMPIC STARS BACK AT HOME: Gabby Douglas Gets Hero's Welcome In Virgina Beach + Allyson Felix VISITS The Set Of "SCANDAL"
Gabby Douglas, the first African American to win gold in the all-around for women's gymnastics, received a huge hero's welcome when she landed back home in Virgina Beach yesterday. See the pics inside and see who Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix got to meet in LA recently......
Shown above with her mom Natalie Hawkins, center, and her aunt, far left, and sister Joy, Gabby Douglas returned to her hometown of Virginia Beach after a two-year recently and was greeted by a gaggle of friends, family and fans.
She said, ‘It feels amazing to be home. It's been an amazing journey.’
In addition to a ton of interviews, the superstar is also looking forward to a visit from Oprah, who will be hanging out with her for an upcoming "Oprah's Next Chapter" episode.
In other winner's circle news......
Three time gold medalist track star Allyson Felix visited the set of "Scandal" in her hometown of L.A. She said after winning her first race at the Olympics that she kept her mind clear by watching "Scandal" DVDs in her room in London. So Allyson was invited to hang out on the set with Kerry and the gang.