The president was not impressed. Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney and President Obama posed together mimcking her famous "not impressed" facial expression and the comedic turn has become a viral sensation among fans. The White House posted the photo op on their Flickr page. Maroney and the president took the photo onThursday, Nov. 15 when the US Olympic women's gymnastics team, nicknamed the "Fierce Five" went to visit the Commander-In-Chief at the White House. "He was the one who brought it up," Maroney told Associated Press Sports. "We were about to leave and he said, 'I want to talk to you one second about the face.' He said, 'I pretty much do that face at least once a day.'"
Oprah Winfrey revealed that she scored an exclusive interview with US Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas for "Oprah's Next Chapter."
The television mogul tweeted the details in under 140 characters: "@Oprah sits down with Olympic Gold Medalist @gabrielledoug, on an all-new episode of #NextChapter - Sun 8/26 at 8:30/7:30c!'
In the women's all-around individual finals, Aly Raisman was left in the dust as fellow American competitor Gabby Douglas won the gold and Raisman was left in fourth place after a tiebreaker ruled against her.
Nadia Comaneci, the Romanian gymnast who became famous for her perfect 10 score at the 1976 Olympics, expressed her desire to see the old method of gymnastics scoring return. She claims the new scoring method lost a lot of fans to the sport.
Gabby Douglas' hair has hit the headlines. That's right, her hair! Not her 2 Olympic gold medals, but her hair is what seems to be important to scores of judgmental viewers. Douglas is celebrating helping the United States bring home its first Olympic gymnastics gold since 1996. However, rather than speaking about her energetic floor exercise or remarkable vault, many people are choosing to talk about her hair.
They had their tears of joy on Tuesday and huge smiles as the gold medals were put around their necks, but now Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman are getting serious once more as they compete for the all-around gold on Aug. 2's women's individual finals.