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Simone Biles Is DONE Competing With Toxic Beauty Standards And Fans Are Here For It

Olympic gymnast and badass human Simone Biles, 23, can do a whole floor routine around you.

She doesn’t have time for haters. Especially haters with archaic, toxic beauty standards

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Recently, the decorated athlete took to Twitter to express her frustrations.

“In gymnastics, as in many other professions, there is a growing competition that has nothing to do with performance itself. I’m talking about beauty. I don’t know why but others feel as though they can define your own beauty based on their standards.”

“Today, I say I am done competing vs. beauty standards and the toxic culture of trolling when others feel as though their expectations are not met because nobody should tell you or I what beauty should or should not look like.”

Simone Biles

Fans responded to Biles’ Tweet, supporting the gymnast for her body-positive message, thanking her for speaking up.

The celebrated athlete has a total of 30 Olympic and World Championship Medals, with many critics regarding her as the greatest gymnast of all-time.

Written by Abigale Racine