I think the phrase "over-the-top" makes it sound like it was undeserved and exaggerated as opposed to people showing her the appropriate amount of support given what she was going through, especially at how serious it probably was considering her past competitive history and ability to compete past injuries and sexual abuse trauma without much support from her federation and being at odds with said federation while having such a medal/winning streak. Like I said, past and current gymnasts, including the mentally tough Soviet gymnasts, some of whom were Olympic champions themselves on IG showed Simone similar support as the media you saw did (while other media and other audience reaction was not so supportive and told her so on her social media and on regular media), and they would know more than anyone what it takes to compete at that level and what it took to walk away.Yeah she had lots of support at least from what I saw? Although I know that I have been corrected by people saying that the large amount of support shown in the international media and on social networks may not have been replicated back internally within the USA.
Why the shocked emoji? I'm confused. I mean, of course, perhaps my point is clearer now that I have clarified that I am now aware that maybe things weren't as positive as they seemed from the outside.