Michigan State asks AG to review Nassar events


Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber appeared in court on Friday during the fourth day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing and revealed that she too was abused by the former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

"After watching many of these heartbreaking statements and reading accounts about them, we have concluded that only a review by your office can resolve the questions in a way that the victims, their families and the public will deem satisfactory and will help all those affected by Nassar's frightful crimes to heal", the letter to Schuette says.

Will USA Gymnastics' decision to sever its relationship with the Karolyi Ranch impact Dewey's training? Our most important priority is our athletes, and their training environment must reflect this.

On Thursday, Perry stated her organization is "committed to a culture that empowers and supports our athletes". And said that she didn't want to go back to the ranch - she dreaded going back there - and that basically going back to this Karolyi Ranch, which is the national team training center, stood between her and making the team - the Olympic team for the 2020 Tokyo Games. "We thank all those in the gymnastics community assisting in these efforts".

"I am angry with myself for not recognizing the abuse, and that's something I'm struggling with today", Wieber said as she concluded her remarks. "Dr. Nassar told me that I was receiving 'medically necessary treatment that he had been performing on patients for over 30 years.' As it turns out, much to my demise, Dr. Nassar was not a doctor, he in fact is, was, and forever shall be, a child molester, a monster of a human being".

Nassar was sentenced last month to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges and is set to be sentenced this week in MI after pleading guilty to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct related to allegations he assaulted girls under the guise of medical treatment.

Wieber said she started seeing Nassar when she was eight years old, near her hometown.

It was in 2011 that then USA Gymnastics boss Steve Penny named the Karolyi Ranch as the official U.S. Olympic training site.

A MI judge has heard from two Olympic gymnasts during a third day of gripping statements from young women who were sexually abused by a sports doctor.

His reasoning? Well, Nassar, who was convicted on seven felony sexual assault charges, says the coverage of these witness statements being read has become a "media circus" and that's it's "detrimental to his mental health", as reported by TMZ Sports. In 2012, she was a gold medalist in the Summer Olympics in London in the team competition, joining her "Fierce Five" teammates.

Almost 100 witnesses are due to testify against the 54-year-old at a sentencing hearing in MI, which enters a fourth day today. USA Gymnastics is accountable. Nassar also said he thinks the victim statements are unfair.