In a statement posted to Instagram on Tuesday, gymnast Gabby Douglas apologized to teammate Aly Raisman for her initial response to Raisman’s sexual abuse story.
In her statement, Douglas also says she was abused by former USA Gymnastics physician Dr. Larry Nassar.
Douglas’ statement comes just over a week after Raisman shared her own story of sexual abuse at the hands of Nassar. On Friday, Raisman posted a message on her Instagram account, calling for an end to victim shaming in sexual abuse cases.
“However, it is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy. Dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd,” Douglas wrote in response
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