Obama mimics Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney's 'not impressed' expression

Editors' Picks

  • Referee East back in action after wrongful Brown dismissal

    Referee East back in action after wrongful Brown dismissal

    Referee East back in action after wrongful Brown dismissal

    LONDON (Reuters) - Referee Roger East returns to action in the Premier League on Tuesday, a day after the FA ruled he mistakenly dismissed Sunderland defender Wes Brown at Old Trafford on Saturday. East will be the fourth official when Southampton host Crystal Palace, having come in for heavy criticism for sending off former Manchester United defender Brown at his former club at the weekend for a foul on Radamel Falcao. ... …

  • Van Gaal urges patience over misfiring Di Maria

    Van Gaal urges patience over misfiring Di Maria

    Van Gaal urges patience over misfiring Di Maria

    Manchester United must be patient with record signing Angel di Maria who has struggled to make an impact in his first season at the club, manager Louis van Gaal said on Tuesday. "Every player can have that kind of match -- Di Maria is not the only player who has suffered a bad day," Van Gaal told a news conference on Tuesday. "I have already explained that the higher rhythm of the Premier League is one of the most important aspects," Van Gaal added. "I think it counts for all the players …

  • Marquinhos breaks his silence over Barcelona and Manchester United interest

    Marquinhos breaks his silence over Barcelona and Manchester United interest

    Marquinhos breaks his silence over Barcelona and Manchester United interest

    PSG defender Marquinhos wanted by Barcelona and Manchester United …

  • Southampton can still make Champions League - Koeman

    Southampton can still make Champions League - Koeman

    Southampton can still make Champions League - Koeman

    Southampton can still qualify for the Champions League but need to be more ruthless in front of goal to keep their European dream alive, manager Ronald Koeman said on Monday. After a 1-0 defeat by West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, Southampton have slipped to sixth in the Premier League table, four points behind fourth-placed Manchester United. Former Saints boss Alan Pardew brings his resurgent Crystal Palace to St Mary's on Tuesday and Koeman is targeting victory after mapping out his …

  • Di Maria will get back to his best at United - Rooney

    Di Maria will get back to his best at United - Rooney

    Di Maria will get back to his best at United - Rooney

    Angel Di Maria is a great player and will rediscover his best form for Manchester United after enduring a difficult time of late, captain Wayne Rooney said. The 27-year-old Argentine has done little to justify the British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds ($92 million) United spent to recruit the flying winger from Real Madrid. Di Maria, who has scored three goals in 19 Premier League games this season, was taken off at halftime during United's 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Saturday …

  • Jose Mourinho insists both Manchester City and United are still in Premier League title race

    Jose Mourinho insists both Manchester City and United are still in Premier League title race

    Jose Mourinho insists both Manchester City and United are still in Premier League title race

    Jose Mourinho had banned his players from watching the Liverpool - Manchester City match to ensure they remained focused ahead of the final. He also said that both City and Manchester United were still very much in the race for the Premier League title. …

Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama jokingly mimicked U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney 'not impressed' scowl during her visit to the White House recently.

During the U.S. women's gymnastics team's visit to the White House on Thursday, Obama posed with Maroney, pulling the apathetic expression that made her an Internet sensation during the Summer Games in London.

Team USA's Fierce Five Olympic gymnastics team, including McKayla Maroney, Kyla Ross, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas, reunited in Washington, D.C. for an audience with Obama.

"All together again!! FIERCE 5 reunited. So good being back with my best friends," Maroney, 16, tweeted Thursday.

According to the US Magazine, when meeting Obama in the Oval Office, Maroney kidded around with the Commander-in-Chief and got him to mimic her 'not impressed' expression that was all the rage this summer during the London Games.

"Did I just do the Not Impressed face with the President . . . ?" Maroney tweeted to her 481,000 Twitter followers.

Later, the White House posted photographic proof to their Flickr page that Obama did indeed get in on the fun and impersonate the look the athlete had on her face after receiving the silver medal in the Olympic women's vault competition August 5, the report said. (ANI)

Most Popular Stories