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Simone Biles Meets Zac Efron in Rio, Gets Kiss on Cheek!

Simone Biles has been having an incredible time at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and to top it all off, she finally got to meet her celebrity crush Zac Efron!

The 28-year-old actor came to Rio to surprise Simone and the rest of the women’s gymnastics team, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez, after hearing about her crush!

The girls were sure to share tons of photos from the meeting on Twitter and Simone even shared a video getting a kiss on the cheek from Zac!

“he kissed me on the cheek just letting y’all know @ZacEfron 💋❤️,” she wrote, later adding, “proof : had to do a retake bc I thought we were taking a picture then he kissed me instead ❤️”

Simone later shared another cute photo, saying, ” just call me mrs.efron already!”

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Gabby Douglas Tearfully Responds to Internet Haters

Gabby Douglas has been facing criticism from Internet bullies during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and she’s now speaking out about how it’s affecting her.

Early in the games, the 20-year-old gymnast issued an apology after not placing her hand on her heart during the national anthem but haters have also commented on her appearance, her support of fellow teammates and her patriotism.

“When they talk about my hair or me not putting my hand up on my heart or me being very salty in the stands, they’re really criticizing me, and it doesn’t really feel good. It was a little bit hurtful,” Gabby tearfully told the Washington Post.

She added, “Everything I’ve gone through has been a lot this time around and I apologize if [I seemed] really mad in the stands. I wasn’t. I was supporting Aly. And I always will support them and respect them in everything they do. I never want anyone to take it as I was jealous or I wanted attention. Never. I support them, and I’m sorry that I wasn’t showing it. I’ve been through a lot. I still love them. I still love the people who love me. Still love them who hate me. I’m just going to stand on that.”

U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Sits Down with 'GMA' - Watch Now!

The US Women’s Gymnastics team – Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, and Aly Raisman – made an appearance on Good Morning America, which aired on Monday (August 15).

The Summer Olympics gold medal winners chatted about their experience. Aly spoke about her now-viral parents, who made headlines for their reaction to her routine.

“They get so nervous, and so do all of our parents because they want us to do well. They know how much hard work goes into it, but I feel bad after seeing the videos of how nervous my parents got, how stressed they were,” Aly said.

Gabby Douglas Is Being 'Tormented' By Internet Bullies, Her Mom Says

Internet bullies are seeming to find everything wrong with Gabby Douglas at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

The 20-year-old gymnast and Final Five team member has been attacked online following the Team Finals, according to her mom Natalie.

“She’s had to deal with people criticizing her hair, or people accusing her of bleaching her skin. They said she had breast enhancements, they said she wasn’t smiling enough, she’s unpatriotic. Then it went to not supporting your team mates. Now you’re “Crabby Gabby”,” Natalie said in an interview, via Reuters.

She added, “We’ve been brought to many tears because I don’t know what she’s done to warrant such an attack. To me it looks like she is being bullied…They keep attacking her about not smiling but they don’t know what she is dealing with. If they did, this would not be a conversation. They would (understand). But this is not the time or place to tell that story.”

Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis tweeted her support to Gabby after hearing of the news. Read it below:

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Taylor Swift Congratulates the US Women's Gymnastics Team

Taylor Swift is sending the a sweet congratulatory message to the US Women’s Gymnastics team after they won gold in the team competition at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics!

The 26-year-old superstar took to her Twitter to write a cute message to the “Final Five” – Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles.

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“Sending my biggest congratulations to Simone, Aly, Laurie, Gabby and Madison! YOU DID IT GIRLS!! #FinalFive,” she wrote, adding in an American flag emoji.

Congratulations girls!

'Final Five' 2016: USA Women's Gymnastics Team Picks a Name!

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, and Aly Raisman show off their gold medals during the medal ceremony at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics on Tuesday (August 9) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The USA Women’s Gymnastics Team announced at the ceremony for the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team competition that they are calling themselves the “Final Five.”

The winning team in 2012 called themselves the Fierce Five!

After the United States’ winning score was announced at the end of the competition, the ladies huddled together and chanted, “We are the Final Five!”

25+ pictures inside of the Final Five showing off their medals… More Here! »

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