Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics still hasn’t contacted her in the wake of the molestation scandal

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Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics still hasn’t contacted her in the wake of the molestation scandal

‘It makes me sick, all the trauma’

This morning, in an interview with with Hoda Kotb on the Today Show, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said USA Gymnastics still hasn't contacted her about the Dr. Larry Nassar molestation scandal. Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing more than 150 athletes.

"USA Gymnastics, Unites States Olympic committee, MSU they need an independent investigation," she said, adding this is "bigger than Larry Nassar."

In her testimony, Raisman said Nassar began sexually abusing her when she was 15.

When asked if she felt better after his sentencing, she said she didn't. "I was sick. I almost passed out," she said about leaving the courtroom, adding she had the worst headache for hours. "Even since then, I still don't feel good," she said, "It makes me sick, all the stress and the trauma of everything."

Raisman told Kotb until this week, the last time she saw Nassar was at a training camp in 2015, adding he looked her in the eye the whole time, which is something she didn't expect. "In that moment I almost felt like I was going to compete," she said, but "we have to get to the bottom of how this disaster happened."

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