Olympian Simone Biles also accuses USA Gymnastics doctor of sexual abuse


Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has stepped forward to say “me too,” accusing former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

The 20-year-old athlete’s statement on Monday comes after more than 100 women have made sexual assault accusations against Nassar, including athletes Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, and McKayla Maroney.

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“Please believe me when I say it was a lot harder to first speak those words out loud that it is now to put them on paper. There are many reasons that I have been reluctant to share my story, but I know now it is not my fault,” Biles wrote. Read more…

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