Look: Gabby Douglas Claps Back at Hurtful Trolls, Calls Her IG a #HateFreeZone

Look: Gabby Douglas Claps Back at Hurtful Trolls, Calls Her IG a #HateFreeZone

The Olympic gymnast isn't taking the hate anymore.

Published 4 weeks ago

Gabrielle Douglas is sick and tired of her internet haters being able to get the best of her emotions.

And the star gymnast isn't having it anymore.

Douglas, 20, took to her Instagram account Thursday and clapped back at all of her hurtful trolls, vowing to keep her IG a "#HateFreeZone" from here on out.

"OKK this needs to be addressed, I'm fed up and shutting this down," Douglas began writing in her post. "The people that want to be petty EXIT STAGE LEFT PLEASE. Honestly if you're gonna be foul just to be nasty or vile to comment I can help you find better ways to pass the time."

Talk to them, Gabby. Enough is enough.

Check out her full post below.

We're proud that this day has come, considering Gabby's haters reduced her to tears during the Rio Olympics, criticizing everything from her hair to her not covering her heart with her hand during the national anthem and even that she isn't a supportive teammate.

The trolling had gotten to Douglas so much that actress Leslie Jones spawned the hash tag #Love4GabbyUSA on Twitter during the Olympics to drown out all of the hate.

That being said, Gabby leading the clapback effort herself is unchartered territory.

To all her haters out there, you heard what she said — "ifyoucantbenicepreparetogetblocked!"

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Written by BET Staff

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