Shawn Johnson has experienced her fair share of trials and tribulations as a former U.S. gymnast.
The 25-year-old has overcome plenty of obstacles, including an eating disorder and severe injuries that nearly ended her career. However, she bounced back every time and went on win several medals at the 2008 Olympic Games, including one gold and three silver.
The athlete has always been very open about her struggles, and has often talked about them during interviews, in her books and on social media.
This week, Johnson shared another update about her life, and it is the most heartbreaking yet.
Johnson and her husband, former NFL player Andrew East, have always given their fans a glimpse into their lives, but this time they got very personal and emotional.
“pregnancy + heartbreak”. New video is up on our YouTube page. Link in bio above. This is by far the hardest video we’ve ever posted but we felt as though it was a story that needed to be shared as so many struggle with the same thing. @andrewdeast I love you more than anything in this world and I know you are going to make the greatest Daddy in the world someday. Thank you for being my rock through all of this.
The ex-Olympian and her husband posted a video on YouTube in which they revealed that Johnson recently suffered a miscarriage.