Gymnast Simone Biles wasn’t having a cheery birthday greeting Saturday from the USA Gymnastics group — and demanded a radical investigation into intercourse abuse of feminine gymnasts.
“HAPPY BIRTHDAY to probably the most adorned gymnast of all time!” gushed the group to the Olympic gold medalist on her 23rd birthday. “We all know you’ll solely proceed to amaze us and make historical past!”
Biles clapped again: “How about you amaze me and do the correct factor … have an unbiased investigation.”
Biles is amongst a number of Olympic medalists and athletes against USAG’s proposed $215 million settlement to survivors of sexual abuse by former nationwide group physician Larry Nassar.
Biles, who additionally accused Nassar of sexual abuse, has demanded an unbiased investigation by USAG and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic committees into how Nassar was allowed to sexually abuse athletes for many years.
Nassar, who was additionally the doctor for Michigan State College, was sentenced to life in jail for acquiring and possessing pictures of kid sexual abuse and for sexual misconduct after greater than 150 women and girls accused him of sexual abuse over some 20 years.
A congressional investigation concluded that the FBI, USAG, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Michigan State all had alternatives to cease Nassar’s abuse and “failed to take action.”