Gabby Douglas made waves when she recently appeared alongside first lady Michelle Obama on The Tonight Show couch. She charmed host Jay Leno and audiences following her historic wins at the Olympic Games in London. In this candid shot, released by the White House, we can clearly see the first lady is also a huge fan of the pint-sized gymnast.

Check out highlights from their appearance together here:

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