McKayla Maroney helped the US 2012 Olympic Team win Gold in London in the Team Gymnastics event. McKayla won the silver medal during those Olympics and looked quite unimpressed by the whole thing. This image went viral and was used in all sorts of memes showing McKayla looking unimpressed in what would normally be an exciting situation. It was popularized by a Tumblr blog called, “McKayla is not impressed”
In this Olympics, two members of the 2012 team came back for the 2016 Olympics (Gabrielle Douglas and Aly Raisman)… McKayla wasn’t one of them. So what is McKayla doing these days? I’m glad you asked. After the Olympics, McKayla fractured her tibia during a dismount from the uneven bars. She came back from that injury and briefly returned to gymnastics before needing surgery on her knee. In 2015 she said she was suffering from adrenal fatigue. Because of the on going health issues she had since the 2012 Olympics, she announced her retirement in early 2016.
So now she has decided that a music career would be in her future. When asked what her music is going to sound like, this was her reply: “My biggest inspiration is Drake. I love the way that he tells stories. It has a little bit of a Calypso jam vibe. He’s real and always lyrically-driven in all the melodies. If there’s one person I want to sound like, it’s him.” After being in the gym for 8 hours a day, she is ready to “be young and have fun” She also said that she likes learning and could see herself going to college someday, maybe when she is “30 or something”
She has beefed up her Instagram account in preparation for her new music career. If she is going to be the new female Drake, she has to look the part so she has been posting some pretty sexy pictures of herself. So here is her new look with a little more make up, some sexy poses and showing off some cleavage: