Current and former gymnasts are offering support to Aly Raisman after the star revealed the alleged sexual abuse she endured from former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
In an emotional interview with 60 Minutes, Raisman, 23, alleged that Nassar often touched her inappropriately and made her feel uncomfortable. In the wake of the news, athletes including Simon Biles and Dominique Moceanu have sent messages of support to Raisman.
“You inspire me day in and day out @Aly_Raisman,” Biles tweeted on Monday. “I’ll always be in your corner supporting you. you are so brave and courageous! keep your chin up! All my love xoxo.”
you inspire me day in and day out @Aly_Raisman I’ll always be in your corner supporting you you are so brave and courageous! keep your chin up! All my love xoxo
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) November 13, 2017
@Aly_Raisman I stand with you and support you. I’m sorry so you were harmed. It never should’ve happened, but you know you have my support. Chin up. Change IS upon us. I do believe that. #IStandwithYou
— Dominique Moceanu (@Dmoceanu) November 10, 2017
Moceanu, who is retired, praised Raisman on Twitter, …read more