Disgraced Former Sports Doctor Larry Nassar, Who Abused Several High Profile Athletes, Stabbed Multiple Times

Breaking news out of Florida federal prison is revealing that Larry Nassar, the disgraced former sports doctor who sexually assaulted some of the world’s most well-known athletes, has been stabbed multiple times.

Now new reports have revealed that the suspect who stabbed Nassar said he did so because Nassar allegedly made “a lewd comment while they were watching a Wimbledon tennis match on TV,” the Associated Press reports. The suspect reportedly stabbed Nassar with a makeshift weapon.

As the AP continued, the suspect has been identified as inmate Shane McMillan. McMillan’s past crimes include “assaulting a correctional officer at a federal penitentiary in Louisiana in 2006 and attempting to stab another inmate to death at the federal Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado in 2011.”

Reports reveal that McMillan was able to stab Nassar “multiple times in the neck, chest, and back” before four other inmates were able to intervene and pulled McMillan off. Correctional officers then performed lifesaving measure’s on Nassar.

Nassar has been in prison since 2017, when he pleaded guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. As the Associated Press reports, the attack took place on Sunday, July 9. 

As of 8:30 a.m. on July 10, Nassar is believed to be in stable condition.

Prior to serving decades in prison, Nassar was a formidable doctor in the world of USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. More than 100 women came forward, including Olympic medalists Simone Biles and Aly Raisman, accusing Nassar of more than two decades of abuse.

He was finally arrested in 2016 by Michigan State University Police after the FBI was notified of his behavior more than a year earlier in 2015. Following Nassar’s guilty plea, Michigan State, USA Gymnastics, the U.S. Olympics and the Paralympic Committee agreed to settlements totaling well over $300 million.

After sentencing him to 40 years in prison for his crimes, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told Larry Nassar that she “just signed your death warrant.” During his sentencing hearing, more than 150 victims issued statements, many of them reading their words directly at Nassar in the courtroom. 

As Mamas Uncut previously reported, back in 2021, before competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Biles told the Today Show that competing in the Olympics that year was about so much more than even more medals. 

RELATED: Simone Biles Says Competing in Tokyo This Year Is Much More Than Just Winning Another Olympic Medal

It was about change. It was about showing up and showing she won after revealing that she was abused by former Team USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar before he was convicted of his crimes.

“I just feel like [with] everything that happened, I had to come back to the sport to be a voice, to have change happen,” the 24-year-old explained. “Because I feel like if there weren’t a remaining survivor in the sport, they would’ve just brushed it to the side.”

You can read the full statement Biles made revealing that she, too, was one of Larry Nassar’s victims below:

This new story is developing. Mamas Uncut will update this report with new information as it becomes available.

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