However, the former Olympic gymnast – who may always be remembered for the “not impressed” look she gave when accepting the silver medal in the vault during the 2012 London Games – reportedly faces a $100,000 fine if she speaks about the abuse or the $1.25 million settlement she agreed to in 2016.
A few celebrities say they’ll cover the bill in hopes that Maroney doesn’t stay silent.
Model Chrissy Teigen took to Twitter on Tuesday to say she “would be absolutely honored to pay this fine” for her.
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Television producer Michael Schur and actress Kristen Bell added that they would chip in on it.
Schur, who goes by Ken Tremendous on Twitter, said he'd split it with Teigen, with Bell offering to go thirds.
According to E! News, Maroney has thanked Teigen for her offer.
“I’m shocked by your generosity, and I just want you to know how much hope your words bring to all of us!” she said in a statement released to the network through her legal team. “I just can’t get over the fact that someone I don’t personally know is sticking up for me, let alone a strong woman that I’ve looked up to for years!”
Nassar – who sat Tuesday as his accusers spoke to the court in Lansing, Mich., during the first of a four-day sentencing hearing – could face at least 40 years in prison on top of the 60-year federal prison term he recently received in a child pornography case.