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‘I WAS ONE’: Simone Biles responds to critic who accused her of not caring about foster kids after she shares pro-choice Instagram

She shut down a user who accused her of saying that foster children’s ‘lives are worth nothing and are better off dead.’

On Aug 10, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Simone Biles returns to Olympic competition and wins bronze

She earned a standing ovation for her performance on the balance beam.

On Aug 3, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Micheal Che claims he was hacked after backlash over Simone Biles Instagram posts—but people aren’t buying it

Che has since deleted the post.

On Jul 30, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

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‘Our mental health king’: TikToker’s dad starts prayer circle for Simone Biles while on cruise ship

‘I teared up.’

On Jul 29, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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‘That girl has endured more trauma by the age of 24 than most people’: Viral Instagram post shuts down Simone Biles’ critics (updated)

Biles eventually retweeted the post, prompting calls for the public to give it a read.

On Jul 28, 2021 by Moises Mendez II

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Charlie Kirk calls Simone Biles ‘weak’—it backfires as people compare their accomplishments

‘Simone Biles has won GOLD in triggering white fragile men like Charlie Kirk.’

On Jul 28, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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‘I truly do feel like I have the weight of the world on my shoulders’: Simone Biles pulls out of Olympics gymnastics team final

She is thought to have withdrawn due to a mental health issue.

On Jul 27, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People are calling for diversity at Vogue after Annie Leibovitz’s shoot of Simone Biles

‘Someone get a Black photographer in Vogue i’m begging.’

On Jul 11, 2020 by Moises Mendez II

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Olympic gymnast Simone Biles creates a ‘handstand challenge’ that almost nobody can do

‘I can barely take off my shirt while standing on my feet.’

On Apr 12, 2020 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Olympian Simone Biles drags USA Gymnastics on social media

She publicly called them out for not having an independent investigation for the sex abuse scandal.

On Mar 15, 2020 by Tiffanie Drayton

Mary Bono resigned from her role as a USA Gymnastics interim president amid a controversial tweet.

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman call out new USA Gymnastics head—days later, she resigns

Mary Bono had attacked the Nike-Colin Kaepernick ad in an unearthed tweet.

On Oct 17, 2018 by Ana Valens

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Chrissy Teigen offers to cover McKayla Maroney’s fine for speaking out against doctor

Speaking out against Dr. Larry Nassar could prove expensive.

On Jan 16, 2018 by Ramon Ramirez

In a tweet Monday, Simone Biles said she, too, was sexually abused by USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by Olympics team doctor Larry Nassar

‘I know now it is not my fault.’

On Jan 15, 2018 by Kris Seavers

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Gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas apologizes after victim-blaming on Twitter

She said it is ‘our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy.’

On Nov 18, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Simone Biles got her wisdom teeth out—and it’s comedy gold

This video has us all feeling loopy.

On Jul 28, 2017 by Kris Seavers

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