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Posted on May 9, 2017

Simone Biles Had The Perfect Clapback When Asked Why She Wasn't Smiling On "Dancing With The Stars"

"Smiling doesn't win you gold medals."

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is one of the best athletes of all time, but she's also known for generally being a very happy and bubbly person.

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But sometimes, she doesn't feel like goddamn smiling.

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Like, when she's getting feedback from judges on Dancing With the Stars. Throughout the season, Simone's been told that she doesn't emote enough or comes off "too perfect" despite the fact that she's been SLAYING on the dance floor.

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After Carrie Ann Inaba gave Simone mixed comments on her second dance of the night, host Tom Bergeron said: "I was waiting for you to smile at some of the compliments โ€” you didn't."

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And then Simone delivered my new favorite six words in the English language:

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SMILING ๐Ÿ‘ DOESN'T ๐Ÿ‘ WIN ๐Ÿ‘ YOU ๐Ÿ‘ GOLD ๐Ÿ‘ MEDALS!

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SHE SAID THAT.

PEOPLE WERE SHOOK:

"Smiling doesn't win you gold medals." ~ Simone Biles, 5/8/17, 9:34 PM

My response to @Simone_Biles amazing clapback " Smiling doesn't win you Gold medals" #blackgirlmagic at it finest

"Smiling doesn't win you gold medals" -@Simone_Biles

Moral of the story: Just keep doing you and smile whenever the fuck you feel like smiling, Simone.

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