Despite inspiring millions of Americans with her athletic talent, Olympic gymnast has now let down fans once again after refusing to partake in events at the 2020 Tokyo games.
Life News reports:
This week… Biles faced criticism online for failing to recognize the same potential in unborn babies and mothers when she defended abortion.
“I already know this is going to start the biggest argument and may even lose followers BUT… I’m very much pro-choice. Your body. Your choice,” she wrote on Instagram, according to Unilad.
Biles posted the comment after calling for unpopular opinions on her social media page and someone responded with, “Abortion is wrong.” She argued that women deserve a “choice,” and adoption is not the simple, easy solution that pro-lifers make it out to be.
“Also for everyone gonna say ‘just put it up for adoption’, it’s not that easy and coming from someone who was in the foster care system TRUST me … foster care system is broken and it’s tough, especially on the kids and young adults who age out, and adoption is expensive, I’m just saying,” she wrote.
Then, after getting backlash, Biles lashed out at commenters, writing, ““I did NOT say I support to abort rather than to put them through the foster care system. What I did imply is that you should not control someone elses body/decision. Let’s be real what you care about is control …”