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Maroney eyeing future after "impressing" Obama

Updated: November 19, 2012, 5:42 PM ET
Associated Press

The face that launched a thousand Internet memes is laughing. McKayla Maroney can't help it.

It's all a bit ridiculous, really, the way the most agonizing moment of the 16-year-old's life has taken on a life of its own.

Yet everywhere Maroney goes -- talk shows, airports, hospitals, the White House -- people want to see "the look," the one that transformed the American gymnast from two-time Olympic medalist into crossover celebrity.

Michael Phelps can have all those gold medals. ...

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