U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas, 16, poses with her gold medal during a news conference at the 2012 London Olympic Games (Photo : Reuters)
Following success at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, gymnast Gabby Douglas is making the media rounds this week, starting with The Tonight Show with Jay Leno which featured First Lady Michelle Obama.
The gymnast won two gold medals sat down with Leno who spoke about meeting Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, her Olympic experience, and admitting to eating McDonalds next to Obama who is a proponent of eating healthy.
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"You're setting me back, Gabby," said Mrs. Obama in response to Douglas eating an Egg McMuffin after her gold medal wins. Gabby apologized after.
During the segment, Leno asked "the big question" if she plans to attend the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics.
"Oh, definitely," said Douglas. "Yes"
Bleacher Report expects Douglas, the first black woman to win the all-around gymnastics Olympic gold medal, to return to Rio. She'll be 20-years-old once the 2016 Olympics start on Aug. 5.
According to USA Today, "all-around gymnastics gold medal is worth about $2 million annually in endorsements."
The endorsements are coming in as she landed the cover of Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal box. She also stars on the cover of the latest People magazine. Douglas previously signed a deal with consumer goods company Procter & Gamble after winning the U.S. Olympic trials in San Jose.
Douglas and her media spotlight continues as she's set to sit down with Oprah for OWN's Oprah's Next Chapter. The episode premieres on Aug. 26 at 8:30 pm. EDT.