(CBS News) Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas received a special congratulations from Beyonce.
After the gymnast website acknowledging Douglas' big win:in the all-around final Thursday, Beyonce posted a message on her
"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!"
Douglas is the first African American to win the gymnastics all-around title.
Beyonce wasn't the only one to congratulate Douglas. Oprah Winfrey, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Elizabeth Banks and Octavia Spencer all gave the U.S. gold medalist a shout out on Twitter.