It's a well-known fact that gymnast Simone Biles has to deal with a lot of ridiculous and petty BS. Like, remember the time she was told to smile more (opens in new tab)? Literally, ugh.
But thanks to trolls trolling, the Olympian has developed a thick skin, and is willing and ready to defend herself when the situation calls for it. And um, the situation most definitely called for it when someone hit her Instagram to accuse her of partying too hard and being "trash"—simply because she's taking a year-long break from gymnastics.
The photo in question:
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Biles explained her response in a Twitter post, writing "Comments like this have me shook. I really wanted to blur her name out so she doesn't get attention. but it is what it is."
Comments like this have me shook. I really wanted to blur her name out so she doesn't get attention. but it is what it is... ✌🏾 #BLOCK pic.twitter.com/T4UA2DuLg2July 9, 2017
Someone please her a gold medal in shutting down trolls, she's earned it.
Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.
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