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Dominique Dawes: Doesn’t Like Gabby Douglas’ Nickname “Flying Squirrel”

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes is not a fan of calling Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas by her nickname, “Flying Squirrel.” Douglas was nicknamed the “Flying Squirrel” by Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics, for her aerial performance on the uneven bars. ...
Music

Turn Off: Hearing Her Own Songs Would Spoil the Mood ...

Music:     The idea of being romantic to her own music causes Grammy-winning vocalist Patti Austin to make faces –- and I don’t mean the kind of ‘Love Faces’ that Trey Songz warbles about. The 60-year-old song stylist was ...