VIDEO: Michelle Obama Throws Shade at Olympics Hero Gabby Douglas for Eating Egg McMuffin

August 14, 2012 3:27 PM EDT | By Anthony Smith
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"You're setting me back, Gabby." (Photo: Youtube Screenshot)

Just when you thought it was safe to be a little bad.

After the closing of the London 2012 Olympics, in the wee small hours of Monday morning, McDonald's London offered the world's athletes a one-night only event of as much free food as they wanted.

Judging from the on-site tweets, it sounded like anyone who was anyone was there to indulge in some seriously unhealthy comfort foods after a four-year regimen of fasting and driving their bodies to their physical limits. After all, who could blame them?

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Michelle Obama, that's who.

American First Lady Michelle Obama, a decorated hero in the war on obesity and three-time gold medalist in the event of Olympic shaming, has a new target: America's newest gymnastics darling Gabby Douglas, who got shaded by the first lady when both appeared together on NBC's Tonight Show.

After congratulating Ms. Douglas for a lifetime of training amounting to a great, big win, Mr. Leno asked the young athlete how she celebrated.When she confessed that she'd "splurged on an Egg McMuffin at McDonald's," Ms. Donalds

"You're setting me back, Gabby," the First Lady scolded.

But the moment became much lighter when Michelle Obama and Jay Leno offered the young Olympian an out: that the Egg McMuffin was served over a salad, or on a whole wheat bun.

You can watch the video here, courtesy of E News:

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