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Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce Sing Praises of Gabby Douglas

In addition to capturing the hearts of an entire nation, young Gabby Douglas also inspired the music world with her gold-medal winning performance at the London Olympics.

Here is a sampling of what the top artists were saying about the 16-year-old “Flying Squirrel” on the web and on Twitter.

Lil Wayne: “Glad i lived to see what Gabby Douglas did in the Olympics. Icon.,” he tweeted this week.

Nicki Minaj: “*kisses to Gabby* what an amazing little firecracker. #USA #Olympics.”

Rick Ross: “Congrats Gabby Douglas. Olympic #goldmedalist”

Justin Bieber (who extended congrats to the whole gold-medal winning team): “CONGRATS to @McKaylaMaroney @jordynmarie2013 @kyla_ross96 @Aly_Raisman @gabrielledoug on your GOLD MEDAL. #BeliebersWinGOLD #Proud”

Beyoncé (on her website): “A huge congratulations to 16 year old Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas – wow – what a thrill to watch you take this gold! I can tell you’ve been working hard for so long – enjoy this moment, its yours. Thank you for inspiring all of us!”

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