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The Internet Swiftly Shut Down This Twitter Troll Who Body Shamed Olympic Gymnasts

Last week, the Final Five took a well-deserved beach day to celebrate their amazing Olympic success. Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, shared a picture with teammates Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian on Instagram, giving us a glimpse of their ab-tastical bodies. Seriously, these girls are on fire.


Rio beach day 

A photo posted by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) on


Unfortunately one particular Twitter user was not impressed with what he saw and asked his followers, "y'all find this attractive?"


He has since deleted his tweet after hundreds of other Twitter users came to defend their favorite Olympic gymnasts.

While there's plenty more where that came from, Crystal McDuffy, a student at the University of Florida definitely took gold with her response.

"When I tweet, aside from gaining a few laughs, my ultimate goal is to get people to reflect on why they do and say the things that they do," McDuffy told Buzzfeed in an interview. "I think this tweet did a swell job."

Most of Twitter agrees as her mic-drop comment now has over 51,000 retweets paired with several fitting GIFS like this one.



Faith Brar

Faith is an Associate Digital Editor at Meredith Corporation in Boston. Her work has appeared in Fitness, Shape, Better Homes & Gardens, More and others.  More →

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