Racist trolls rearing their ugly heads on Twitter have seemingly taken their toll on Simone Biles.
The Olympic gymnast hero plays the love interest of Jake Miller in his newly released video, "Overnight," and many trolls bombarded the clip's YouTube page with racist comments over their objection of the white singer being boo'd up with the Black woman.
Some racist users called Biles a monkey, while others found it disgusting that Miller and Biles were seen getting so close in the video.
In the end, Biles was hurt over the comments.
Biles probably agreed to this video appearance, thinking it was cute and innocent fun. It's so sad that she was hit with this wave of blatant, ugly racism, instead.
But as the views for the video continue to increase — currently at over 740,000 and counting — there are YouTube users coming to the defense of both Miller and Biles, while attempting to condemn and drown out the racism in the comments.
"I have never seen a white male singer choose a dark-skinned Black woman to star in his music video before.... I love it!" one user said in approval.
Another added: "Damn her legs are toned girl. What gym u go to? I need leg work and yes to interracial couples whoop whoop."
The video was meant to happen, as Simone previously flashed her #BlackGirlMagic lip syncing the song, before co-starring in the clip.
Back in August, during the Rio Olympics, Biles's Final Five teammate Gabrielle Douglas painfully admitted that she stays off the Internet due to constant slander about her hair and illegitimate theories about her being a negative teammate.
We know it's hard, ladies ... but don't let these haters affect you.
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