The girls of the US women’s gymnastics team have became huge stars since their gold-medal performance yesterday in London.It’s a strange type of stardom — just a week ago, they were private teenage girls who were only “famous” in small gymnastics circles.
Now, they’re households names.
Most of the “Fab 5” are active on Twitter and Instagram, so we took a look at their tweets and photos to see what their post-gold victory lap has been like.
But on the other hand they're also teenage girls. Here's McKayla Maroney taking a very teenager-y picture with her brother
Former team member Nastia Liukin joined the team in the immediate aftermath of the gold. USA hadn't won team gold since 1996, so this was a big deal for everyone involved in US gymnastics
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