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  1. NJ Coach

    NJ Coach 10's Across the Board....literally. Staff Member National Champion

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    She has made statements. Media had mentioned the NDA around the time of the trial. USAG revoked the NDA fine during the trial when everyone found out about it, clearing her to speak if she so wanted. Of course, the NDA was illegal under Cali law, so there's that.

     
  2. UCFKnights07

    UCFKnights07 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    ohh ok. yeah watching the doc was the first time i heard about the NDA so wasnt sure.....
     
  3. UCFKnights07

    UCFKnights07 Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    yes. that and the part about her parents saying the media and cameras that typically marked where they sat during the seasons competitions were gone come trials. As a parent that had to be a glaring red flag on the most important day of the girls gymnastics career at the time.
     
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  4. quietmom

    quietmom Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    The Karolyis are very problematic and disgusting as well. At best, they are disgusting child abusers. At worst, they are disgusting child abusers who also enable and covered up other child abusers and child rapers.
     
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    It’s scary to think that because of the similar environments(little girls and boys spending long hours alone with intense adult coaches), of gymnastics and cheerleading, this could happen in the cheer world as well. And it could be covered up just as easily. Just scary. Plus cheer is pretty poorly regulated by USA Cheer/USASF sadly.
     
  6. retiredl5cheer

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    Yeah, she's made a couple of statements in the last few years. Poor McKayla had a hell of a time. Her coaches were also extremely abusive and have been sued several times.