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Gabby's Hair -- An Issue of Life and Death?

rhaines Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 8:21 AM
I suspect the hair debate is more a case of sour grapes brought on because their particular favorite did not win . Gabby put in a sterling performance and well deserved to win . If her hair did not meet with the approval of some well , tough . She should be judged on the merit of her performance and athletic acheivement , not on her hair .
Gabrielle Douglas became the fourth American -- and first black female -- to win a gold medal in women's individual all-around gymnastics. Effervescent and attractive, Gabby stands to make millions of dollars in endorsements. But she has received criticism -- in the social media, via Twitter, Facebook and, according to The Daily Beast, several "black blogs."

It's about her hair:

"Gabby Douglas gotta do something with this hair! These clips and this brown gel residue aint it." "She needs some gel and a brush." "She has to 'represent.'" "My mama sitting (here) screaming at Gabby Douglas on...