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Gabby Douglas is set to judge the 2017 Miss America Pageant.
The Miss America Organization announced on Monday that Gabby Douglas will be joining the panel of judges at the 2017 Miss America Competition.
“Miss America has been such an amazing event for so many years and I am excited to have the opportunity to judge the competition this year,” said Douglas in a statement.
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“The contestants are a great example of strong women across America and I especially look forward to hearing the platforms that each of them will represent!”
Douglas recently won her third gold medal for her performance at the 2016 Olympic games held in Rio. She makes her transition from competing to judging Sunday, September 11 on ABC.
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