US Gymnast: 'Dress Modestly and Be Classy' to Avoid Abuse

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Three former USA Gymnastics teammates were arguing about sexual abuse and victim-shaming Thursday on Twitter, with Gabby Douglas responding and then later apologizing to Aly Raisman after being called out by Simone Biles, ET reports. 

"Just because a woman does a sexy photo shoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or not believer her when she comes forward about sexual abuse," Raisman tweeted. "When a woman dresses sexy it does not give a man the right to sexually abuse her EVER." 

According to Sports Illustrated, Raisman opened up about being sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who is currently jailed, earlier this month.

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