Olympic champion, Gabby Douglas was MIA from the VMA’s on Sunday night because she was admitted to a hospital for undisclosed reasons. Gabby and her teammates were presenters at the VMA’s, presenting Beyonce with the Best Female Video Award of the year.
The gymnast announced the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of herself wrapped up in a blanket on a bed in what appeared to be a hotel room in New York City.
“Out of the hospital & resting comfortably! #FinalFive so sad I can’t be with u all to present tonite@MTV thank u xoxo #VMAs #myview.”
A little known fact about Beyonce and Gabby, Gabby credits Beyonce with inspiring her not to quit gymnastics.
In an interview with the Grio Gabby opened up about almost walking away from gymnastics just six months before the 2012 Olympic trials.
The 18-year-old gymnast says it was her mother, who used Beyoncé‘s work ethic as an example, that inspired Gabby to not give up and ultimately led her to a gold medal.