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Simone Biles Has GOAT Imprinted On Her Leotard To 'Hit Back At The Haters'

Simone Biles Has GOAT Imprinted On Her Leotard To 'Hit Back At The Haters'

"Let’s make the haters hate it, and the fans love it."

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie

Simone Biles is undoubtably one of the best gymnasts in history, if not the greatest.

She recently became the first woman to ever win seven all-around titles, she's collected more titles than any US gymnastics professional ever, and she's also trademarked several gymnastics moves because they're so goddam good and unique.

It wouldn't be too far of a statement to say she's the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) and Simone decided to embody that recently in her leotards.

USA Gymnastics

Among all the sparkles and gems is a small encrusted goat face. While some people might think that's arrogant, the 24-year-old reckons it's a fun way to troll her haters.

Speaking in a new interview with Marie Claire, the gymnast explained how the small design feature was included as a big middle finger to anyone who doubted her.

"The idea was to hit back at the haters, [The haters] were joking like, 'I swear, if she put a goat on her leo, blah, blah, blah.' That would make them so angry," she said.

"And then I was like, 'Oh, that's actually a good idea. Let's make the haters hate it, and the fans love it.' And so that's exactly what we did and why we did it.

"I just hope that kids growing up watching this don't or aren't ashamed of being good at whatever they do.

"I want kids to learn that, yes, it's okay to acknowledge that you're good or even great at something."

Biles is in the midst of her intense preparation for the upcoming Tokyo Games where she hopes to become the first woman to win back-to-back Olympic all-around gold in more than 50 years.

Now, if she wasn't already the GOAT before then she definitely will be after accomplishing a feat of that magnitude.

But while she remains humble yet solely focused on the task at hand, Biles still wants to encourage the younger generation that it's not a cardinal sin to acknowledge that you're good at something.

Featured Image Credit: PA

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