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Former gymnast fired after social media post

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Former gymnast fired after social media post

Former gymnast fired after social media post

A former gymnast now living in the Kansas City metro says her reputation was "tarnished" after a social media post.

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REPUTATION COULD BETARNISHED...AFTER A MEME LEADS TOHER BEING PUSHED OUTFROM U-S-A GYMNASTICS.TERIN HUMPHREY HOPESBY SPEAKING ABOUT WHATHAPPENED...OTHERS CANUNDERSTAND HER STORY.41 ACTION NEWSREPORTER TOM DEMPSEYSPOKE WITH THEGYMNAST.TOM, WHY IS THIS MEMESO CONTROVERSIAL?TERIN HUMPHREY POSTEDTHIS MEME TO HERFACEBOOK PAGE...WHICH SAYS WHATCHAMPIONS CONSIDERCOACHING, THE ENTITLEDCALL ABUSE.THIS ALL COMES AS U-S-AGYMNASTICS CONTINUESTO DEAL WITH FALLOUTFROM A SEXUAL ABUSESCANDAL.Terin HumphreyFormer US OlympianMy reputation has beentarnished.

It's sucks there's noother word."FIFTEEN YEARS AFTERWINNING TWO SILVERMEDALS AT THE SUMMEROLYMPICSGYMNAST TERINHUMPHREY FINDSHERSELF AT THE CENTEROF CONTROVERSY.Terin HumphreyFormer US OlympianI found out all over theinternetI had been fired."THE FORMER WORLDCHAMPION NOW LIVING INTHE METRO KICKED OUTOF HER ROLE AS ATHLETEREPRESENATATIVE FORU-S-A GYMNASTICS, THEPERSON TASKED WITHPICKING TEAMS ATCOMPETITIONS.THE DECISION COMINGAFTER HUMPHREY POSTEDTHIS MEME LAST MONTHSAYING WHAT CHAMPIONSCONSIDER COACHING, THEENTITLED CONSIDERABUSE.Terin HumphreyFormer US OlympianIf my coach kept me fromhurting myself that day Iappreciate every part of it.

Wasmy coach bullying me?Absolutely not."WITH U-S-A GYMNASTICSCONTINUING TO DEAL WITHA SCANDAL OF ITS OWNOVER SEXUAL ABUSEALLEGATIONS.HUMPHREY'S POST SOONLED TO BACKLASHNOT ONLY IN FACEBOOKMESSAGESTerin HumphreyFormer US OlympianFrom I'm garbage to my houseis going to be burnt down."BUT ALSO FROM THE U-S-A-G ATHLETE'S COUNCILWHICH REMOVEDHUMPHREY FROM THEPOSITION SHE SERVED INFOR TEN YEARSU-S-A GYMNASTICSSENDING 41 ACTION NEWSTHIS STATEMENTSUPPORTING THEDECISIONAND SAYING QUOTE THECOMMENTS SHE MADE, DONOT ALIGN WITH OURVALUES AND GOALS.Terin HumphreyFormer US OlympianMy post was strictly my ownexperience and it was directedat nobody but myself.Are you sorry for posting it?I'm not sorry because that'show I feel."CONTROVERSY ONCEAGAIN HITTING U-S-AGYMNASTICSWITH A FORMER OLYMPIANHOPING OTHERS CAN SEEHER SIDE.Terin HumphreyFormer US OlympianI hope now that I'm able tospeak out and get my voiceback I can pick up where I leftoff."THE ATHLETES COUNCILSAYING IN A STATEMENTTHAT THE MEMECONFLICTED WITH THEVALUES AND GOALS OFTHE COUNCIL.HUMPHREY HAS NOTTAKEN DOWN THE POST.TOM DEMPSEY, 41 ACTIONNEWS.SOME LOCAL K




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