Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas Describe the Perfect Girls' Night In

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Fresh off their Olympic gold medal high, both gymnasts are looking forward to winding down in style and here’s how. 

Now that the summer Olympics have officially ended, Team USA athletes are kicking back and letting loose—including ‘Final Five’ teammates Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas. 

“The best advice I was given was to embrace the moment because it goes by so fast,” Simone told “And… it did – WOW!”

The duo both taking home gold medals for their amazing performances, are already gearing up for what’s next, but not before some much needed girl time. 

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“My perfect girl’s night in is just relaxing, watching movies, chilling in sweatpants,” Gabby said. Sharing her sentiments Simone added, “I love to eat pizza and just hang out by pool.”

“It doesn’t even matter if I don’t win a self-gold, after every meet I have pizza. Pepperoni pizza,” she said. 

And what movies are perfect for a girl’s night?

According to Simone comedies or scary movies are her go-to. “And you can’t go wrong with a chick flick!”

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