Gabrielle Douglas went from being a cyber-bullying victim to being blind to her haters, altogether.
A week after declaring her Instagram account a "#HateFreeZone," the star Olympic gymnast took to her IG on Thursday afternoon and posted a shot of herself literally using two of her three gold medals as hater blockers, blinding her from her online bullies.
"When you can't see the haters online because you're blocking them out with your winnings," Douglas, 20, confidently stated in the caption. "How do you say #LaterHaters?"
From there, with her swag on a 1,000, Gabby asked her haters to answer the question in her comments section before chucking up the deuce and telling them to kick rocks.
Go ahead, girl!
She can't see ya'll trolls with all that shine from her gold. Bloop!
Check her out!
We love this new Gabby with boosted confidence. It's a long way from the same gymnast who was reduced to tears during the Rio Olympics this past summer over online insults about her hair and for not covering her heart with her hand during the national anthem.
This revamped outlook today comes a week after Douglas finally clapped back at her haters, deciding to not be fazed by her haters anymore.
"OKK this needs to be addressed, I'm fed up and shutting this down," Douglas began writing in her IG post last week. "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."
Boom! Take that, haters.
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