Gabby Douglas misses VMAs with injury, tweets love

Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez and Simone Biles, ready to party. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images)

The Final Five were down one gold medalist at the MTV VMAs.

Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez and Simone Biles hit the white carpet to celebrate their Olympic win in style. Even their outfits coordinated, with all the teammates opting for youthful cocktail dresses.

Unfortunately, the girls’ outing had one missing element. Gabby Douglas shocked fans when she tweeted a picture of herself recovering in bed instead of posing on the carpet with her teammates.

“Out of the hospital and resting comfortably!” she tweeted. “Final Five so sad I can’t be with you all to present tonight MTV thank you xoxo.” 

Douglas is in the hospital undergoing treatment for an infected past mouth injury. According to her publicist Lesley Burbridge, she continues to have swelling and adverse reactions to medications.

Her teammates gave her a big shoutout, however, before…

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