Genie Harrison’s Comments in Washington Post on the USA Gymnastics Confidential Settlement Agreement with McKayla Maroney
McKayla Maroney sues USA Gymnastics, saying it tried to buy her silence on abuse
December 20. 2017 — by Bill Hobson, The Washington Post
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Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney sued USA Gymnastics on Wednesday, alleging the Olympic sports organization sought to buy her silence with a confidential settlement agreement last year relating to her abuse by longtime women’s gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar.
The suit, filed in Los Angeles, also names Michigan State and the U.S. Olympic Committee as defendants, alleging they, along with USA Gymnastics, failed to respond to warning signs, permitting Nassar to abuse Maroney and others.
According to the lawsuit, Maroney and USA Gymnastics signed the agreement in December 2016, after Nassar had been […]