On Monday 11-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix appeared on Jimmy Kimel Live to reflect on the Games and also to discuss her new shoe brand Saysh.
According to People:
During the show, while talking to guest host Stephen A. Smith, Felix also sent some love and support to Richardson.
Smith, an ESPN commentator, asked Felix to send the 21-year-old sprinter a message in light of “what she endured” both before and after what would have been her first Olympics.
“I know that she’s obviously been through so much and I hope that she’s just supported. I hope people rally around her,” Felix responded. “Obviously she has a great personality and she’s brought a lot of attention to the sport and I think she’ll be in the sport for a very long time.”
She continued, “I think just more than anything, for all athletes, there’s so much that goes into it. Just give her the support that she needs.”
Watch The Allyson Felix segment below:
Allyson addresses Sha’Carri towards the end of the video. Sha’Carri seemingly responds on Instagram stories.