Gymnast Shawn Johnson Addresses Body-Shaming, Winning Olympic Silver

Body-shaming is real and rampant in women’s athletics.

Former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson opened up about her career in a video released by “I Am Second.” The 24-year-old discussed not only the heartbreak of winning a silver medal but also the body-shaming she experienced while competing on and winning “Dancing With The Stars.”

Check out the video above for more on Johnson’s experiences and struggles as an Olympic gymnast.

Thumbnail photo via Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports

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