Celebs and Fellow Athletes Tweet Congrats to Team USA Gymnasts
We all knew they had won Gold but the “Fab Five” captivated a nation last night as they captured the Gold Medal for Team USA.
Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney breezed to a Gold last night, a full 3 points ahead of Russia and the rest of the world.
Dancing wth the Stars’ Derek Hough tweeted, “@derekhough -Jordan Wieber !!!! Wayto go . Redemption !!!! Flawless !!!! Team USA … Fab 5 gold !!!”
Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco, tweeted her thoughts saying,”@kcuoco – #USAgymnastics #gold #girlsRULE #cryingwatching” sobbing!!!!!!!”
Oscar-Winner, Octavia Spencer, tweeted “@octaviaspencer women’s gymnastics: THEY ARE TEARING IT UP!!!! #GoTeamUSA”
St. Louis Rams NFL star James Laurinaitis tweeted, “@jrLaurinaitis Happy for the fab five and especially jordyn weiber! #usa #GOLD”
ESPN Anchor Scott Van Pelt added, “@notthefakeSVP It was on tape, but it was spectacular television. I knew they won , but I could have watched those girls wait forever. What an image.”
Retired NBC star SHAQ added, “@SHAQ The USA gymnastic team just put on a dominating display of perfection that all Americans should be proud of. Way to go girls , flawless”
FOX Sports reporter, Erin Andrews tweeted, “@ErinAndrews We all knew the gymnastics results and I’m still crying..what a sap”
The Queen of TV Oprah Winfrey threw her support out saying, “@Oprah WOW ! what a moment. The Fab Five!!!!! #TeamUSA Gymnastics!”
Music superstar, Lady Gaga tweeted, “@ladygaga Those girls are tearing the floor up for the USA! #Olympics”
Justin Bieber added his encouragement saying, “CONGRATS to @McKaylaMaroney @jordynmarie2013 @kyla_ross96 @Aly_Raisman @gabrielledoug on your GOLD MEDAL. #BeliebersWinGOLD #Proud …”
And controversial US Women’s Soccer star, Hope Solo added, “@hopesolo Congrats Wmn’s gymnastics!Lets keep raking in the medals TeamUSA!Hope2 c all our fellowteammates soon!Til then,we r cheeringon frm afar!#fb”
Written by Sarah on August 1st, 2012 | Tagged as: Popular Culture