Simone Biles took to social media on Monday to clearly show her help for her Olympic teammate, Aly Raisman, immediately after Raisman’s interviews with 60 Minutes and The Now Display the place she spoke about becoming abused by previous Group United states of america medical doctor Larry Nassar.
Raisman instructed 60 Minutes that she recognized she had been abused by Nassar when she was becoming interviewed by a United states of america Gymnastics investigator in 2015.
Raisman declined to detail the abuse in the course of the job interview but mentioned it commenced when she was 15. She also describes the alleged abuse in her book, Fierce, becoming introduced this week.
“You do not want to allow oneself believe, I am a sufferer of sexual abuse,” Raisman mentioned in the job interview. “It really is seriously not an quick issue to allow oneself believe that.”
Raisman is the 2nd member of the Fierce 5 squad that received gold at the London Olympics who has mentioned Nassar abused her.
Final thirty day period, fellow Fierce Fiver McKayla Maroney arrived ahead to say Nassar abused her for quite a few a long time, commencing when she was 13. A 3rd Olympian, Sydney bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher, has also mentioned she was abused by Nassar.
Other individuals from all over the gymnastics environment also voiced their help:
If I could shout it from the rooftops I would! I am so happy of you @Aly_Raisman for talking out for oneself & all victims of sexual abuse! By stating unequivocally @USAGym wanted to do additional to ensure athletes basic safety & properly-becoming I am persuaded true transform will come! @60Minutes
— Kathy Johnson Clarke (@kathyjohnsongym) November 13, 2017
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