Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas was a guest on Melissa Harris Perry’s over the weekend. But Douglas wasn’t interviewed by the regular host.
Watch Melissa Harris Perry’s daughter Parker, 10, interview the first African-American woman to ever win a gold medal in the Olympics all-around gymnastics competition.
Douglas was also a guest on PolicticsNation with Al Sharpton.
On PoliticsNation she talked about how all those struggles paid off on that summer night when she won her gold. “I was thinking about all the sacrificing me and my family put into this,” she said. “Overcoming injuries and being homeless at one point and all the struggles that we faced, I was thinking ‘it was so worth it.’”