How did Gymnast Laurie Hernandez got abused by coach Maggie Haney? Find her net worth
The American Gymnast Laurie Hernandez has opened about her being abused by her coach Maggie Haney. She shared the story of her mental and emotional abuse by a former coach.
Haney has been suspended for eight years by USA Gymnastics. He is accused of violation including an ethical code of conduct and sport policy. Laurie revealed consistent verbal and emotional abuse from Haney on her Instagram post. She shared,
“I don’t mind sharing my story. Here’s to speaking up. This kind of behavior and treatment is never okay,”
“There are some things from my experience that will unfortunately stick with me forever, and I’ll always be working to heal from it–but sharing my story gives me a chance to close the chapter, take a deep breath, and start something new.”
Due to the abuse, she faced Maggie she developed an eating disorder and depression. She was coached by Maggie from the age of 5 and she is the youngest U.S. female athlete across all sports in Rio at age 16, earned gold with the U.S. team and silver on the balance beam.
How much is Laurie Hernandez’s net worth?
As per Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Laurie is $2 million. Laurie is a member of the United States women’s gymnastics team for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.
Likewise, she has also participated in the 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars. Her partner was Val Chmerkovskiy with whom she won the show. Laurie’s other TV roles include in Stuck in the Middle, Sesame Street, Celebrity Family Feud, American Ninja Warrior Junior, Middle School Moguls, Ryan’s Mystery Playdate, and Blue’s Clues & You!
Hernandez is currently aiming to join the USA Olympic team in Tokyo in 2021. She revealed on Lunch Talk Live,
“I think that year really threw a lot of athletes off, even though we can all agree it’s the safest for the world. Even still then, my goal is still to make the Olympic team. It’s still a big dream of mine.”
She has taken two years off after earning gold and silver medals in Rio Olympics. During these two years, she invested in traveling and meeting new people which she is very happy with.
Short bio on Laurie Hernandez
Laurie Hermandez is an American gymnast. She is a very hardworking and determinative girl. She is best-known for competing as a member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Moreover, she won gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam. She is the youngest member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, nicknamed ‘The First Five. She was athletic from her very young age. This shows that she is a dignified girl who works hard and believes in herself for achieving success in her life. She is a Christian and credits her positive nature to God molding her every day. Read more bio…
Source: Yahoo! Sports, NBC Sports