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Gabby Douglas is catching some heat for suggesting that women need to cover up to avoid sexual assault.

Sometimes it’s best to keep your opinions to yourself.

The Olympic gold medal gymnast thought she had something to add when her teammate, Aly Raisman, put up a tweet, calling for women to come together so that everyone can feel safe no matter how they dress. Keep in mind that Aly had recently come forward to reveal that she was sexually assaulted by one of the team’s doctors. Gabby suggesting that women dress less provocatively only placed blame for such assault on the victims.

Gabby’s other teammate, Simone Biles, swiftly swooped in to let Gabby know that her commentary was not acceptable.

Black Twitter only needed a moment to get Gabby trending on Twitter and leave her mentions in utter shambles.

Some even suggested that she be put on the canceled list along with Steve Harvey and Chrisette Michele.

Others were getting a nice chuckle off of the fact that Simone was the one to get Gabby together without hesitation.

Then there’s this tweet that just about sums it all up.


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