Just a few short months ago, Gabrielle Douglas became America’s Sweetheart. After bringing home the gold for the U.S., Gabby was faced with all sorts of criticism mostly from her own people regarding her hair, but she still held her head high.
Today, Gabby’s new memoir, “Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith” will be released where she dished on triumphs and tribulations. According to NY Daily News, Gabby nearly traded the gold for making chicken sandwiches at Chick-Fil-A because she was feeling homesick and growing tired of all the training. She wanted to be anything but a gymnast.
“Gymnastics is not my passion anymore,” she texted her mother.
“I can get a job at Chick-Fil-A in Virginia Beach and live off the 14-grand I just won at World Championships,” she wrote in her new memoir, “Grace, Gold & Glory.”
“I just want to be a normal teenage kid,” she wrote.
She also dished on the non-support from her father.
“Dad began telling the media how he always supported me in my gymnastics career,” she writes. “The truth is that he didn’t.”
This should be good. You can order your book below: