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    Gabby Douglas Reacted To That Time She Did The Dougie At The 2012 Olympic Trials, And It's Too Funny

    "That one time I tried to do the Dougie."

    The year was 2012. American gymnast Gabby Douglas took the London Olympics by storm and became the all-around champion in women's gymnastics.

    Gabrielle Douglas of the United States competes on the beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Beam final during the London 2012 Olympic Games
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    In addition to winning the all-around gold medal, Gabby — who was 16 years old at the time — was also a member of the US women's gymnastics team who won gold that year. With her outstanding performance, she became known as an Olympic star, and the world just couldn't stop talking about her.

    Mc Kayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman and Kyla Ross of the United States celebrate after winning the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team
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    Gabby also won team gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, previously won the all-around silver at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, and won team gold at the 2011 and 2015 World Championships. (She's been doing gymnastics for a long time, so let's just say she has a lot of well-deserved medals.)

    Now, while the talented athlete had a memorable experience at the summer games, she had QUITE a hilarious interview moment during the Olympic Trials in 2012...

    Bronze medalist Aliya Mustafina of Russia, gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas of the United States and silver medalist Victoria Komova of Russia pose after the medal ceremony at the 2012 Olympics
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    ...which involved her showing off her version of the Dougie.

    Gabby Douglas talks to an interview at the 2012 Olympic Trials
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    Ah yes, the Dougie: the dance named after 1980s rapper Doug E. Fresh. And let's not forget "Teach Me How to Dougie" — that popular Cali Swag District song from, like, 2010.

    During the interview, Gabby was asked about the fact that she apparently said she would do a "happy dance" if she made the Olympic team. Gabby happily responded, "Yeah, I can do the Dougie for you guys." And this is what happened:

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    So, here's Gabby's Dougie:

    NBC / Via

    Now, here's an example of the Dougie:

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    Well, just a day ago on TikTok, Gabby decided to hop onto that trend where people relive embarrassing moments they regret, and she shared a video of herself rewatching her Dougie — and I just love her reaction:


    ok ya’ll i was 16 🙄😭 #fyp #foryoupage #trend

    ♬ original sound - Gabby Douglas

    "That one time I tried to do the Dougie," she wrote while intensely staring at the camera.

    Gabby Douglas stares at the camera with wide eyes
    @gabbydouglas / Via

    "Ok ya’ll I was 16 🙄😭," the caption read. I mean, hey, we all did embarrassing things at 16.

    Gabby Douglas looks at the camera with disappointment
    @gabbydouglas / Via

    It's okay, Gabby, I understand.

    Then, Gabby continued the TikTok by replaying that iconic clip. So, sure, it's not quite ~the~ Dougie, but I love that she is lighthearted and doesn't take herself seriously!!!

    Gabby Douglas' Dougie dance during the 2012 interview
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    So leave Gabby and her Dougie alone. Please and thank you!!!

    Gabby Douglas laughs along in her TikTok video as she reacts to her dance
    @gabbydouglas / Via

    You can rewatch Gabby's Dougie here, and check out her reaction on TikTok here.

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