President Obama Perfects the McKayla Maroney Scowl

McKayla Maroney and President Barack Obama

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updated 11/17/2012 AT 1:00 PM ET

originally published 11/17/2012 AT 1:45 PM ET

Heads up, America: the President is not impressed.

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

Afterwards, the gold medalist, 16 – who’s been mimicked by everyone from Maria Menounos to, perhaps inadvertently, Prince William – seemed uncharacteristically, well, impressed.

She Tweeted: “Did I just do the Not Impressed face with the President?”

For those who don’t recall, the scowl that sparked a thousand memes originated after Maroney’s faulty landing during the individual women’s gymnastics vault event in London.


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