Gabby Douglas & Her Mom Open Up About 'Hurtful' Social Media Bullies & Why She Was 'Brought To Many Tears'!
When an Olympic athlete's 4-year struggle comes to an end, they're usually celebrated.
But gymnast Gabby Douglas found herself the target of a lot of online bullying, and now she's opening up about it!
Oh, and her mom has something to say too…
Throughout the games in Rio, Douglas has been dragged online a few times for her looks and attitude. The majority of the hate came when the 20-year-old did NOT put her hand over her heart during the national anthem — and viewers apparently lost their minds on Twitter!
On Sunday, the brunette beauty talked a bit about the difficulties of being bullied online while she addressed the press during her post-competition interview, saying: