‘It’s YOUR turn to listen’: US gymnasts who starred at the London Olympics fight back tears as they confront paedophile team doctor who abused them for years in dramatic court showdown
She entered the courtroom with another surprise guest, fellow Fierce Five teammate Jordyn Wieber, who grew up in the area and was just 8 when she began working with Nassar. Wieber would be the first to speak, revealing publicly for the very first time that she too was sexually assaulted by Nassar. ‘I’m a victim of Larry Nassar,’ stated an emotional but incredibly composed Wieber at the start of her statement. Raisman made her remarks later in the day and delivered what was without question the most powerful speech of the week. ‘I am here to face you, Larry, so you can see I’ve regained my strength,’ said Raisman. ‘That I am no longer a victim. I am a survivor.’ Raisman shed not a single tear and showed no sign of weakness as she delivered her statement while looking right at Nassar.