Chrissy Teigen And John Legend Donate To #TimesUp In Honour Of USA Gymnasts

The famous couple have donated a substantial amount of money for the initiative in honour of gymnasts abused by sports physician Larry Nassar.


Days after sports physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to prison for decades of abuse against America's foremost female Olympic gymnasts, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have donated to the #TimesUp initiative.

Glamour reports that the famous couple donated $200,000 (£141,000) to a GoFundMe site for the movement in honour of the USA Gymnastics Team.

The pair's contribution was reportedly an offline donation, but their names were listed in the attribution.


'Chrissy Teigen and John Legend on behalf of the heroic gymnasts of the USA Gymnastics Team,' the attribution read.

The generous donation comes four days after the USA Gymnastics doctor was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct and after more than 150 women came forward with allegations against Nassar.

Before a statement from McKayla Maroney was read out in court on her behalf last week, Chrissy tweeted that Maroney was silenced by a non-disclosure agreement that meant she was unable to speak out.

In the tweet, the pregnant star - who just revealed the sex of her baby - offered to pay any fine McKayla received should she break the non-disclosure agreement.

Time suggests the fine would amount to approximately $100,000 so Chrissy and John's donation was double her original offer.

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