Simone Biles addresses ‘disrespectful’ comments on husband Jonathan Owens

Simone Biles is tired listening to the criticism of her husband Jonathan Owens.

After she easily won the U.S. Classic on Saturday, Biles posted a message on her Instagram story about her and her husband. Owens was in attendance for the event, and was seen cheering her on in Hartford, Connecticut.

‘I’m going to quickly address this, the joke was never a joke! Y’all are blatantly being disrespectful to my relationship and my husband,’ Biles wrote on Sunday. ‘So I’m gonna go ahead and say this one time. Respectfully, (expletive) off.

‘If you keep commenting or tweeting at me I’m just going to block you. simple as that,’ she added. ‘And no I don’t need to touch grass or whatever tf y’all suggest…’

The post is likely connected to comments Owens receives in relation to when he revealed how the power couple met. Owens said on the podcast ‘The Pivot’ he did not know who Biles was before they met in 2020 and started dating, and he joked he was “the catch” in the relationship. Owens received backlash for the comments since Biles was already one of the most decorated athletes in history.

Biles addressed the viral moment in an episode of the podcast ‘Call Her Daddy’ in April. She said she thought nothing of the comments when she heard them, but she said the backlash ‘hurt my feelings.’

Biles admitted that she found the backlash funny at first, but “then they hurt my feelings.” She said she didn’t understand where the hate was coming from because he’s “the sweetest guy and will do anything for anybody.”

‘That really hurt that they were talking about my husband like that because for me, it’s like, talk about me all you want, but don’t come from my family. Never,’ Biles said.

Biles and Owens got married in April 2023 and they’ve actively been supporting each other in their professional careers. Aside from Owens being in the stands to watch his wife prepare for the 2024 Paris Olympics, Biles was in attendance to see her husband play for the Green Bay Packers during the 2023 NFL season. Owens signed with the Chicago Bears on a two-year contract in March.

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