(WLNS) – Olympic gold medal gymnast McKayla Maroney has come forward and is claiming she was sexually assaulted by former MSU gymnastic and USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Maroney, 21, tweeted #MeToo, joining thousands of women who are speaking out about sexual abuse.

The gymnast wrote a letter detailing how she was abused by Nassar beginning when she was 13 years old and continuing until she left the sport.


Nassar has been accused of assaulting at least 140 girls and women.

He is awaiting sentencing on federal charges.