Fierce Five Flips Out
Gabby Douglas, four-time Olympic gold-medalist, is under fire for a tweet toward her former teammate, Aly Raisman, where she argued women need to dress modestly. Douglas was responding to Raisman’s tweet where she confessed that she was sexually abused by their team doctor and called on people to stop victim shaming. Douglas replied, “Dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd.” Another teammate, Simone Biles, joined in on the conversation and criticized Douglas for not standing beside Raisman, which prompted a tweet from Douglas taking back her original statement and using the hashtag “#metoo.”
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