Beyonce Knowles, Oprah Winfrey, Nicki Minaj and More Applaud Gabby Douglas


Beyonce Knowles, Oprah Winfrey, Nicki Minaj and More Applaud Gabby Douglas


Lil Wayne, Estelle, Ian Somerhalder, Octavia Spencer, Ciara and Michael Phelps also send congratulatory messages to the 16-year-old gymnast who just made history at the Olympics.

A number of stars including Beyonce Knowles, Oprah Winfrey and Nicki Minaj congratulated Gabby Douglas after she won gold medal at the London Olympic Games. Beyonce took to her official website to send her message, while Oprah and Nicki reached out to the young athlete through Twitter.

Gabby won a gold medal in the individual all-around on August 2, marking her second gold after placing first in the team all-around the day before along with her teammates McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber.

She is the first African-American woman and the first female of color to become the individual all-around winner in Olympic history. She's also the first U.S. gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympic Games.

"A huge congratulations to 16 year old Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas," Queen Bey wrote. "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!"

Oprah tweeted, "WOW ! what a moment. The Fab Five!!!!! #TeamUSA Gymnastics!" Nicki posted, " *kisses to Gabby* what an amazing little firecracker. #USA #Olympics." Lil Wayne added, "Glad i lived to see what Gabby Douglas did in the Olympics. Icon."

"I JUST rewatched Gabby douglass. Yo. Goosebumps. Every single turn was sharp. Clean. Perfect. Omg!!" Estelle additionally wrote. Ian Somerhalder also sent a celebratory message, "We'd like to congratulate you&the U.S. Women's team on your gold medal!Go Team USA!"

Ciara joined the celebration as well, "Not only am I happy 4 U. I'm happy for your family 2! The sacrifices payed off! Keep inspiring Young Girls and Women like Me." Octavia Spencer tweeted, "HUGE HUGE MOMENT!!! Own it! bringing home THE GOLD!"

Fellow Olympic athlete Michael Phelps who just won his 16th gold medal also applauded her, "Congrats to @gabrielledoug last night!!! We watched from the pool!!! #USA." She herself stated, "WOW such an AMAZING experience! Thank you all for your support, love and prayers love you all!!! #oncloud9 <3."

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