The women of the U.S. gymnastics team have been making headlines for reasons unrelated to their gold medal clinching in the 2016 Olympics.

Background: Former USA Gymnastics team physician Dr. Larry Nassar is currently behind bars after 18 women have come forward with disturbing allegations. In October, McKayla Maroney admitted she had been abused by the former team doctor starting when she was 13 years old. And most recently, teammate Aly Raisman has stepped forward with a similar story. Since sharing, Raisman made it clear in an interview with “60 Minutes” that she wants to “create change” so no other girls have to endure what she did.

The controversy: On Thursday, three of the five former teammates got into a dispute on Twitter.

After opening up about her own sexual abuse, Raisman tweeted, in part:

Just because a woman does a sexy photo shoot or wears a sexy outfit does not give a man the right to shame her or not believer her when she comes forward about sexual abuse.

However, in a now-deleted tweet, the response of former teammate Gabby Douglas had teammates accusing her of “victim shaming.” She sent out a terse response to Raisman that read:

[H]owever it is our responsibility as women to dress modestly and be classy. dressing in a provocative/sexual way entices the wrong crowd.

Fellow teammate Simone Biles immediately jumped to Raisman’s defense, screenshotting Douglas’s tweet before adding on her own interpretation:

Biles retorted:

[S]hocks me that I’m seeing this but it doesn’t surprise me… honestly seeing this brings me to tears bc as your teammate I expected more from you & to support her. I support you Aly ? & all the other women out there!

The apology: After facing such backlash, Douglas took to Twitter again to correct her initial statement.

She tweeted:

[I] didn’t correctly word my reply & i am deeply sorry for coming off like i don’t stand alongside my teammates. regardless of what you wear, abuse under any circumstance is never acceptable. i am WITH you. #metoo

No matter the intention of the tweet, Douglas was ripped apart for “victim shaming” a fellow woman and former teammate. Many called her apology a PR stunt, and considered it too little too late. Others went further and noted that blame needs to shift from how women dress to “calling on men to respect women.”

None of Douglas’s teammates have responded post-apology.

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