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Simone Biles speaks up after being called ‘mean’ and ‘rude’ by store employee

Simone Biles allegedly refused to pose for a picture for a makeup store employee's daughter and was rude to other staff
UPDATED SEP 29, 2023
Simone Biles took to X to reveal her side of the story (Instagram/ @simonebiles)
Simone Biles took to X to reveal her side of the story (Instagram/ @simonebiles)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Simone Biles has taken a stand for herself after being accused of being “rude” and “mean” by a makeup store staff member.

The artistic gymnast reshared a tweet by her husband Jonathan Owens in which he defended his wife and said, “Here’s what was said for context since their tweets are private now, I’m not going for that, I don’t play bout my baby.”


Jonathan Owens defends Simone Biles

Owens’ post was referring to his previous statements, where he asserted, “Spreading lies on the internet is crazy, it's okay for her to deny a picture.”

The 28-year-old continued, “People don't understand sometimes you just want to shop in peace, if she stops and takes one picture people will just keep following her and won't leave us alone."

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“And another thing, I've never heard her talk to someone like that, especially to someone who asked her for a picture, like why would you try to make her look like that, she's sweetest person in the world,” he claimed.

Owens added, “I just couldn't let this go, especially if I was there like you said I was.”

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What are the allegations against Simone Biles?

This comes after the employee said, as per, “Simone Biles came into a makeup store I worked at with her now husband. She was so f**king rude LMFAO.”

“My coworker's daughter did gymnastics so she politely asked for a picture with her during check out and Simone said 'Absolutely not. Your daughter is 4 she doesn't even know me,’” they alleged.

The staffer also stated that the 26-year-old athlete “complained to our manager she hated the feeling of people staring at her while shopping like she's not f**king Simone Biles.”

“The store offered curbside, she declined. She was so rude to the staff. We offered her help (as we do with everyone) and she said 'Do I look dumb?'” the employee asserted.

The worker also mentioned Owens and said, “Her husband was a sweetheart though.”

“He looked at us and mouthed 'I'm sorry' but omfg??? for months after every time I'd see new(sic) about her and they would call her sweet I just recall how mean she was for no reason. When she left we all were like 'what the f**k just happened?'” they shared, before adding, “I've met so many celebrities, she is the only one I've met that was mean.”

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