'I Expected More From You': Simone Biles Reacts to Gabby Douglas' Controversial Message to Aly Raisman - NBC Southern California

'I Expected More From You': Simone Biles Reacts to Gabby Douglas' Controversial Message to Aly Raisman

Team USA gymnast Gabby Douglas weighed in on the conversation about sexual abuse and her response came as a surprise to some

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    Olympic medalist Aly Raisman told CBS she is among the young women abused by Dr. Larry Nassar, who worked as the U.S. Women's Gymnastic team doctor for nearly two decades.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 10, 2017)

    The final five may be turning into the fractured five.

    Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman took to social media Friday to share a message about supporting women who may be victims of sexual abuse.

    "Just to be clear…Just because a woman does a sexy photoshoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or not believe her when she comes forward about sexual abuse. What is wrong with some of you? AND when a woman dresses sexy it does not give a man the right to sexually abuse her EVER," she wrote on Twitter. "Women are allowed to feel sexy and comfortable in their own skin, in fact I encourage you all to wear what you feel good in. I will not put up with any woman or girl being shamed for wanting to wear a skirt, dress, etc. I do not tolerate it. Are we clear?"

    "Oh and one more thing: STOP VICTIM SHAMING," she wrote. "It is because of you that so many survivors live in fear."

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    McKayla Maroney, a gold medalist and former Olympic gymnast, went public with her account of sexual assault by former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar on Twitter. Maroney revealed she was assaulted for years by Nassar, beginning when she was 13 years old.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017)

    Team USA gymnast Gabby Douglas weighed in on the conversation, and her response came as a surprise to some.

    "However it is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy," she wrote while quoting Aly's message on Twitter. "Dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd."

    The message didn't sit well with teammate Simone Biles, who decided to send her support to Raisman in response.

    "Shocks me that I'm seeing this but it doesn't surprise me... honestly seeing this brings me to tears bc as your teammate I expected more from you & to support her," Biles wrote to Douglas. "I support you Aly & all the other women out there! STAY STRONG."

    Douglas later attempted to clarify her message when replying to a follower. "U misunderstood me. Not blaming the victim at all," she explained. "No man should look at any woman that way."

    In her new book "Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything," Raisman accuses former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexually abusing her.

    After the allegations were made, E! News reached out to the doctor for a response. His attorney said he was unable to comment, due to a gag order in his criminal trial. He currently faces 22 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, but has denied the allegations and has pled not guilty to the assault charges.

    Raisman says she is now "determined to work towards real and meaningful change."