Aly Raisman Shares Personal Story of Body-Shaming Incident at Airport

Andrew Gould@AndrewGould4Featured ColumnistMay 25, 2017


Gymnast Aly Raisman relayed an account of a man who made her uncomfortable at an airport with a remark about her body.

The Olympic gold medalist described the incident through a string of tweets Wednesday. She said a female TSA employee commented on her biceps. A man replied, "I don't see any muscles" before continuing to stare at Raisman, who turned 23 on Thursday. 

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She criticized the "rude" man and lamented a wider systemic issue problematic to "this judgmental generation" on Twitter: 

[Aly Raisman]