LeBron congratulates ‘young queens’ Simone Biles, Simone Manuel on Olympic gold
On Thursday night, just hours after becoming the highest-paid player in the NBA, LeBron James found himself in the same spot as you — glued to the television watching Simone Biles and Simone Manuel achieve Olympic glory.
Friday, LeBron posted a heartfelt congratulations to the two inspiring "young queens":
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Biles, who made her case as the greatest gymnast ever, and Manuel, who made Olympic history as the first African-American woman to win an individual swimming Olympic gold medal, indeed inspired a number of fans:
But when they’re not becoming our heroes, Biles and Manuel are just normal Americans, taking selfies at the Olympics:
— Nett (@Laylas_Mommy_13) August 12, 2016
— . (@Alexiaa_Minaj) July 2, 2016
Congratulations to both women, from us and from LeBron.
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 12, 2016