McKayla Maroney Reveals She Was Molested By US Gymnastics Team Doctor For Seven Years

McKayla Maroney Reveals She Was Molested By US Gymnastics Team Doctor For Seven Years
As the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to grow, so does the list of famous faces who have been a victim of sexual assault. The issue is more extensive than anyone could have anticipated, with stars not remotely related to Weinstein or the film industry coming forward to tell their shocking stories. The latest to join the seemingly infinite list is McKayla Maroney, the American sweetheart (or sourpuss) of the 2012 London Olympics. At just 17-years-old, she won gold and

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney shares harrowing sexual abuse stories at the hands of a doctor

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney shares harrowing sexual abuse stories at the hands of a doctor
Image: AFP/Getty ImagesIf you thought the stories regarding sexual abuse and harassment were done—or only limited to Hollywood—you have grossly misunderstood the scope of this pervasive problem. In a heart-wrenching and personal note Wednesday, Olympic gold medalist and member of the Fierce Five McKayla Maroney addresses sexual harassment and abuse in the competitive sports world. The 21-year-old gymnast revealed that since the age of 13, she had consistently been molested by the former US Women's National Gymnastics Team doctor,

‘The Ice Age cometh’ … Iceland qualify for Russia 2018

‘The Ice Age cometh’ … Iceland qualify for Russia 2018
(CNN)Russia brace yourself -- the "Viking thunder clap" is heading your way."I'm sure there are a few sore heads in Iceland this morning," Eidur Gudjohnsen, the country's record goalscorer, told CNN. "It was an amazing night -- historic for us, historic for world footballThe 'Viking thunder clap' heads to Russia 2018Iceland's successful World Cup qualification comes less than 18 months after dumping England out of Euro 2016 to reach the quarterfinals before being beaten by France."Iceland have qualified for

Footballers give pay to fund boy’s care

Footballers give pay to fund boy’s care
"I know our supporters will unite behind us and together we can get him the treatment he needs to get better."More news stories from around YorkshireToby, who lives in Osmondthorpe, Leeds, became ill at Christmas and on his fourth birthday in January, his family was told he had a stage four neuroblastoma tumour. Doctors told him he would need intense chemotherapy and radiotherapy as well as an operation to remove the main tumour on his kidney. What is neuroblastoma?

Hate against the NFL proves impeachment wont stop Trumps America

Hate against the NFL proves impeachment wont stop Trumps America
Which do Trump fans love more, the NFL or President Donald Trump? According to the New York Times, it’s not the NFL. After the president’s vulgar criticisms against NFL players who kneel for the national anthem to protest police violence against Black Americans, and the subsequent backlash from various players and coaches, Trump fans are now much more likely to view the NFL negatively than positively, according to Morning Consult polls. Over 60 percent of Trump voters see the NFL “somewhat

U.S. upsets Japan in the first-ever giant robot fight

U.S. upsets Japan in the first-ever giant robot fight
duked it out Tuesday nightand historicvictoryThe fight between MegaBots and Suidobashi was filmed several weeks ago in Japan and occurred over three rounds. MegaBots and Suidobashi operated their respective robots from the inside while Mike Goldberg and Saura Naderi offered running commentary. It was a battle , and boy did it deliver—albeit in a different way than we expected. With more power—and a chainsaw—Eagle Prime was eventually able to put an end to KURATAS, but not before the robots

`Catastrophic’ Brexit Hit Awaits U.K. Film and TV, Lobby Group Says

`Catastrophic’ Brexit Hit Awaits U.K. Film and TV, Lobby Group Says
Britain’s film and TV industry faces a potentially “catastrophic” loss of talent and skills with the threat of an end to free movement between the U.K. and the European Union, according to lobby group the Creative Industries Federation.Brexit is causing actors, directors and production workers specializing in a variety of areas such as visual effects to relocate abroad and risks creating a “disastrous skills shortage,” the group said in its Global Talent report Thursday.“Losing access to crucial international talent will damage

Meet The Women Who Would Rather Have A Perfect Body Than Sex

Meet The Women Who Would Rather Have A Perfect Body Than Sex
Sex is an essential part of a loving relationship. When one or both parties decide that they no longer want to get it on, the relationship can often fall apart. In fact, sex is cited as the number number one reason why long-term couples break up. Whilst it is normal to go through dry spells, most couples are willing to put in a little extra effort in the bedroom to get things steamy again. Even though it’s inevitable that

7 Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Costume Ideas To Rock This Halloween

7 Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Costume Ideas To Rock This Halloween
Love to hate or hate to love her, T-Swift's latest music video has you talking. Admit it. In her latest album release, Taylor packed on the heat, directly addressing a lot of the criticism, rumors, and haters that have been swirling around her since, well, forever. Lucky for us, it's inspired some pretty awesome Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Halloween costume ideas that we are pumped to try out. The album, aptly titled , is supposedly

Prince Harry meets lookalike in Canada

Prince Harry meets lookalike in Canada
How Invictus Games 'brought me back'Another Twitter user posted a video of fans waiting to spot the prince outside a Toronto hotel, shouting "Harry!" when Mr Scotti walked through the doors. Mr Trudeau, walking behind him, goes almost unnoticed until he jokingly points to his photographer and waves. Skip Twitter post by @la03la @JustinTrudeau you sneaky prankster. Would the real #princeharry please stand up? @AdamScotti had me fooled for a second there :P #Toronto pic.twitter.com/RQUvPwF7h1— Lisa (@la03la) September 24,

Topless Kate Upton Finally Reveals Her Bare Butt In Photoshoot Gone Wrong

Topless Kate Upton Finally Reveals Her Bare Butt In Photoshoot Gone Wrong
Modelling mishaps aren’t uncommon in the world of fashion. With 10 inch heels in abundance and shoots held in bizarre settings, wardrobe malfunctions, trips and falls are pretty unavoidable. One model who is known for being photographed in exotic, out of the ordinary surroundings is Kate Upton. She has left millions drooling since she began her modelling career back in 2008. But now her admirers have more reason than ever to gaze in amazement, as her rarely seen bare bottom

Time to throw your support behind the U.S. women’s soccer team. They deserve it.

Time to throw your support behind the U.S. women’s soccer team. They deserve it.
‌U.S. soccer's Matt Besler after the loss to Trinidad and Tobago. Photo by Abraham Diaz/AFP/Getty Images‌. When the U.S. men's soccer team was eliminated from this year's World Cup contention, people were devastated. The U.S. Men's National Team's 2-1 loss Wednesday loss to Trinidad and Tobago marked the end of a 31-year run of World Cup appearances by the team (though they've never won). People ... didn't take it well. Social media erupted with outrage, along with hot-headed analysis

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.
NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of." The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray's national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole

Geese, nature’s conniving feather-jerks, are the stars of this ridiculous 2018 game

Geese, nature’s conniving feather-jerks, are the stars of this ridiculous 2018 game
I am so very here for a game that lets you commandeer a goose whose only purpose in life is to be a total shit. That's what you're getting in "Untitled Goose Game," which is coming in 2018 from House House. An extended trailer highlights the various ways your plucky, little waterfowl can cause trouble. Your goose appears to be charged with hassling unsuspecting humans. In the trailer, the target is a groundskeeper and your goals include "get the

Y.A. Tittle, Who Led Giants to Brink of NFL Glory, Dies at 90

Y.A. Tittle, Who Led Giants to Brink of NFL Glory, Dies at 90
Y.A. Tittle, the strong-armed quarterback who led the New York Giants to the brink of championships in 1961, 1962 and 1963 at the back end of a 17-season Hall of Fame career, has died. He was 90.Tittle died Sunday night at Stanford Hospital near his home in Atherton, California, according to the Associated Press.In his three seasons with the Baltimore Colts, 10 with the San Francisco 49ers and four with the Giants, Tittle never won a National Football League

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’
Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack "senseless and cowardly". Mr Thorne described his hotel as "like a ghost town" and that police would only tell them to "get back".He said he hoped that those he was missing could not answer their phones because they were among those being held in the basement of another hotel.Nathan Judah, a journalist from Wolverhampton, said the shooting had been a "scary and surreal" experience. "Hundreds of people were screaming. Everybody was on