Chrissy Teigen is no stranger to headlines. Whether she's live tweeting a flight from hell, or trolling everyone on the internet, she's constantly defining what it means to be "social media goals." The supermodel and entrepreneur is once again in the headlines, and it's for quite the incredible reason.
Teigen tweeted on Tuesday morning that she would gladly pay Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney's steep fine if she chooses to speak at the hearing against her sexual abuser, doctor Larry Nassar.
Teigen tweeted Tuesday morning that she would be happy to pay Maroney's fine.
The entire principle of this should be fought - an NDA to stay quiet about this serial monster with over 140 accuse… https://t.co/xRX90fndA5— chrissy teigen (@chrissy teigen)1516119355.0
Maroney was forced to sign an NDA as part of her legal settlement.
I try not to succumb to the cult of celebrity but Chrissy makes it damn hard. https://t.co/nFMThUK697— Leila! (@Leila!)1516123903.0
As to be expected, Maroney is not happy either.
Chrissy, be more awesome. Thank you for strengthening victims’ voices. No one should ever be suppressed. https://t.co/X2EjRq4Q3P— Jamie Erdahl 💍 Buckman (@Jamie Erdahl 💍 Buckman)1516125062.0
Maroney was a member of the "Fierce Five" at the 2012 London Olympics.
@chrissyteigen Women supporting women is the most beautiful sight. https://t.co/MiGFaiRXhe— Chrissa 🌿 (@Chrissa 🌿)1516119625.0
Maroney claims that she signed the NDA because she needed the money to pay for treatment as a result of her sexual abuse.
We should pass legislation that limits the scope of NDAs such that they can not prevent anyone from speaking out ab… https://t.co/cjwRTvcMYu— Scott #BLM #ACAB #DefundPolice Menor (@Scott #BLM #ACAB #DefundPolice Menor)1516121265.0
Nassar's hearing begins Tuesday and is expected to go until Friday.Fellow Fierce Five member Simone Biles recently posted on her social media accounts that she is also one of Nassar's victims. During the hearing, roughly 88 women will make statements regarding Nassar's abuse.
Some will do so in person and others will have letters read or audio played.
When you thought you couldn’t love Chrissy Teigen anymore 🙌🏾 https://t.co/QjYKxRgB0N— Danusia Francis (@Danusia Francis)1516138536.0
In her social media post, she explained that Nassar would call the abuse "medically necessary treatment."
Reasons I love Chrissy Teigen https://t.co/P59LZXB5pD— Gab. (@Gab.)1516144024.0
A lot of people are calling for laws to be changed regarding NDAs.
Chrissy Teigen is a legend https://t.co/bNaqeSYBav— kevin (@kevin)1516144016.0
Teigen is letting it be known that she has Maroney's back.
This is the principle of women standing with women. Also, once again, @chrissyteigen is the best person on the inte… https://t.co/wYVOu1wOkm— Leah (@Leah)1516144005.0