Gabby Douglas: I Was Bullied By Fellow Gymnasts

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Aug. 24 2012, Published 1:30 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

In a candid new interview, Gabby Douglas tells Oprah Winfrey that she wanted to quit her gymnastics training, at times, due to taunting from bullies.

"I felt I was being bullied and isolated from the group," the 16-year-old gold medalist, appearing on Oprah's Next Chapter, said. "Just, they treated me, not how they treated their other teammates."

"Was it was a sense of 'You're different and we're gonna make you feel that way'?" Oprah asked Gabby, who replied, "Yes."

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Other stars who have opened up about being bullied include Lady Gaga, Dakota Fanning, Emma Watson, Christina Hendricks and Tracy Morgan.

The interview airs Sunday, August 26 at 8:30/7:30c.


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