Aly Raisman slams USA Gymnastics' handling of sex abuse scandal

The Olympic gold medalist criticized the response to the sexual abuse scandal that emerged earlier this year.
2:21 | 08/21/17

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Today a little medalist Sally rays and she is taking on USA gymnastics for Alex handled the sexual abuse allegations against a team doctor. ABC's Brian CE SPN's Ryan Smith along with ABC through the story good morning Ryan. Good morning George she's a member of the fierce five not to mention one of the most decorated American Jim this of all time now she's using their platform. To speak out about competitive gymnastics worst ever scandal. It just keeps the hood off and BM Alley. Reese minutes sharing harsh words for USA gymnastics and the US Olympic Committee over their response to sexual. Who abuse allegations against longtime former team doctor Larry Nasser. Who she is calling a monster. In an interview with USA today and the Associated Press race min says I feel like there's a lot of articles about it but nobody has said this is horrible. This is what we're doing to change. Race and also accuses USA gymnastics of trying to sweep it under the rug. Nasser who pled guilty last month to child pornography. Still faces dozens of charges of sexual abuse. It is being sued by over 125. Women in girls. Who claim he abused them during medical examinations. Reason is now the most high profile figure to take aim at the sport's governing bodies. Because of her Reza made the Olympic gold medals I think it speaks volumes and I think these are words that are going to be heard an are gonna reverberate. Throughout the USA gymnastics world. Earlier this year. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from former Jim Lewis who say that USA gymnastics. Failed to protect them from falling prey to the former team doctor. Doctor asks our views mean a Beers a national training center in Texas. You views mean Californians I mean. All of of the world. USA gymnastics released a statement saying as we have said we are appalled by the conduct of which Larry Nasr is accused. And we are sorry that any athlete has been harmed during her or his gymnastics career. Every terminator comments after being inducted into the USA gymnastics hall of fame this weekend she added that the organization. Needs to protect girls who were abused but may have suffered trauma from what could it have been so they feel comfortable telling the organization quote. I need help I want therapy I need this the brave woman Amy certainly an important message Ryan thank you so much.

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