September 6th, 2012
03:28 PM ET
Gabby Douglas is an Olympic champ turned author - more on that in a minute - but she still has her fangirl moments.
The gold-medal gymnast will appear with the rest of the Fierce Five at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, and there's one artist in particular Douglas, 16, is excited to see.
“I just wanna say I'm a huge fan of Lil Wayne," Douglas said at a press conference for the VMAs on Tuesday. "I listen to him before every competition and every training."
Luckily, she'll get to see the rapper in action - "he is performing and debuting his brand new song 'No Worries,'" she said.
Douglas is pulling double duty with appearances this week, as she's hopping from the Democratic National Convention to the VMAs - and revealing her book news in the process.
The 16-year-old is set to release an inspirational memoir called "Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith" in December.
"Even before I competed in the Olympics, I always wanted to write a book," Douglas said, according to People magazine.
While the memoir will chronicle her training away from home and her life prior to the 2012 Olympics, it'll also "be about how much my family and I have overcome during our journey," Douglas explained. "It hasn't been easy."
Her wish, she added, is for people to read about her journey and "think anything is possible."
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