Ted Gibson and Gabby Douglas
Ted Gibson and Gabby Douglas. (Photo: Us Magazine)

From MadameNoire.com:

After dismissing the criticism of her hair for the foolishness that it was, the mother of 16-year-old Gold medalist Gabby Douglas stepped in to explain that her daughter was staying with a white host family who didn’t know how to take care of her hair, not to mention that there wasn’t a black hairstylist in sight where the gymnast was training in Iowa.

From theGrio: Black celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson talks tresses and hair care

Those issues are no longer a problem though, now that celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson has stepped in. The man known for hooking up makeover subjects on TLC’s “What Not To Wear,” along with models and celebrities insideVanity FairVogueMarie Claire, and W, giving her a new look has extended his scissor magic to Gabby, with a middle part and soft waves that fall just below her shoulders.

Gabby tweeted her excitement over he new ‘do saying:

“Ted Gibson Is AWESOME!!! LOVE HIM SOO MUCH!!! Special thank you to my Gold Medal Celebrity Hair Stylist!”

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