Stories I’m Too Lazy To Write About [11-17-12]

McKayla Maroney and Barack Obama are not impressed with ________. (Deadspin)

I thought R.E.M. broke up? Apparently Lindsay‘s drunk ass reunited them. (Evil Beet)

Taylor Swift gets handled by One Direction singer Harry Styles. (Celebuzz)

New American Idol promos make Nicki Minaj look like a barrel of laughs. (ONTD!)

Ellen DeGeneres talks inaccurate gaydar. (ohmyGAHH!)

Voice of Elmo Kevin Clash paid accuser $125,000 to retract his story. (TMZ)

The Killers make first good decision in years, put Winona Ryder in music video. (NME)

McKayla Maroney Is Still Hilariously Aloof

Olympic gold-winning gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday evening.

The “fierce five” laughed and joked with Dave, but one girl in particular stood out for her sassy comments. You guessed it – her royal unimpressed-ness, McKayla, queen of Tumblr and one liners.

On having a lot of energy at a young age she quipped “I think we’re special.” 

And, when asked what age a gymnast’s skills diminish, she simply responded, “Like, 50. I think that’s the limit.”  Continue reading “McKayla Maroney Is Still Hilariously Aloof”

McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman And Kyla Ross Are Not Impressed That The Pool Is Closed

Looks like three fifths of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team have joined in on the “McKayla is not impressed” fun.

16-year-old McKayla Maroney seemed to have a pretty good sense of humor about the Tumblr that was dedicated to the face she made during the vault medal ceremony. Now, for further proof, teammate Aly Raisman has posted an Instagram photo of her, McKayla, and Kyla Ross making the famous face.

She wrote, “The pools closed… We’re NOT impressed.” Also, McKayla doesn’t always scowl or wear makeup. Here’s proof.

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed With You

Scientific American posted an article yesterday called “Why Bronze Medalists Are Happier Than Silver Winners.” As you can imagine, for silver medalists it has a lot to do with coming so close to winning the gold, whereas Bronze medalists are just happy to have placed at all.

See the all-around in gymnastics, where Russians Viktoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina came in second and third.

Mustafina, who is generally called a “diva” by everyone including Bob Costas, held her bronze proudly, smiling and waving while her teammate Komova unsuccessfully tried to hold back the tears.

Another case is McKayla Maroney, a strong favorite to win vault who lost to Romania’s Sandra Izbașa and made a very memorable face during her medal ceremony…

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