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Judge hits back at 'worthless' complaint from Larry Nassar during sentencing hearing

Judge hits back at 'worthless' complaint from Larry Nassar during sentencing hearing

"I was informed that a sports medicine doctor was under investigation", said Simon, who made the brief comments after appearing in court Wednesday to observe a sentencing hearing for Nassar.

Ever since I went public with my story, I have been inspired and uplifted by the love and support of my former teammates, fans and many other good people. "If it did, I have to say, I might allow what he did to all of these handsome souls - these young women in their childhood - I would allow someone or many people to do to him what he did to others".

"It's delusional", Aquilina said as she read Nassar's letter. She would sing in musicals and choirs and be endlessly creative as she wrote songs on the guitar, she said. Simon received a notice of the complaint but said she did not receive a copy of the resulting report. "You are a coward", Gurruro said. Some women shared how they considered killing themselves. "Dr. Nassar was not a doctor", 2012 Olympian McKayla Maroney said in a statement read by a prosecutor. Nassar also volunteered for USA Gymnastics, serving as the longtime doctor for the US national team, and a half-dozen elite gymnasts are among those alleging abuse. Boyce claims she told two MSU coaches, including head gymnastics coach Kathie Klages, who then checked with other athletes and found at least one more who said Nassar had molested her as well.

Standing a few feet behind her, Stephens's mother wept Tuesday as her daughter explained what happened next: Nassar said their daughter was lying, and the parents believed him. Victims described experiencing "searing pain" during the assaults and having feelings of shame and embarrassment. "President Simon has to say something about this soon, right?"

"It's incredibly frightening", Daley said about Nassar, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 125 women and girls in civil lawsuits. "I couldn't be just a normal girl anymore, and I forever lost a big piece of my childhood due to his abuse". "I didn't orchestrate this, you did, by your actions and by your plea", Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said to him.

"The monster who took advantage of you is going to wither, much like the scene in the "Wizard of Oz" where the water gets poured on the witch and the witch withers away", Aquilina told one victim on Tuesday. "You went to him for pain and healing, and you didn't know. You were a child".




Nassar was sentenced last month to 60 years in prison on three federal charges related to child pornography.

The announcement comes as dozens of former and current Team USA gymnasts are coming forward to give witness statements prior to the sentencing of Dr. Larry Nassar, a former Team USA trainer convicted of sexually molesting underaged gymnasts. Raisman tweeted Monday that she would not attend the sentencing "because it is too traumatic for me".

"Aquilina is allowing them all to talk", Nassar wrote. I support the courageous survivors.

Nassar, who could face life in prison, has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing young girls under the guise of medical treatment.

Survivors of ex-MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse can not move on without change.

"The next judge he faces will be God", she told one woman on Wednesday.