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Gymnast McKayla Maroney All Smiles Hours Before Hospitalization

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By Whitney Vasquez

Gymnast McKayla Maroney seemed in good spirits prior to being rushed to the ER in the middle of the night. The 25-year-old Olympian worried her followers when she shared a picture of herself wearing a hospital gown in the early hours of Thursday, February 25. Revealing she was in "severe pain, the star said she started throwing up earlier this week.

Interestingly enough, hours before her hospitalization, McKayla Maroney was all smiles while making an announcement on social media about a huge career move.

Her Medical Emergency

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As The Blast reported, McKayla Maroney rushed to an emergency medical facility near her home in Southern California when the pain became too excruciating for the gymnast to bear. Mind you, this is the same girl who scored a place on the Olympic team after suffering a concussion days prior so she must have been in agony.

Taking to her social media early this morning, McKayla Maroney shared a picture outside the ER before posting a selfie from inside. Scroll to see the gymnast in her hospital gown!

Inside The Hospital

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Turning the camera on herself, McKayla Maroney was seen without any makeup wearing a blue gown while laying in a hospital bed from inside Benjamin & Carmela Du Emergency Pavilion in Orange County.

Giving her more than one million Instagram followers a real-life update on her condition, the star revealed, "Tuesday I was throwing up all day, with severe pain in my back and stomach." Posing with her eyes closed, McKayla Maroney looked beautiful despite being in pain. Keep scrolling to see!

Her BIG News

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Thankfully, her doctors were able to identify the reasoning behind her agony. "Had to come to the ER at 3am because pain kept getting worse, and I couldnt' stop throwing up," she said. "Just got by CT Scan back. I have a few kidney stones."

On Wednesday, McKayla Maroney posted some exciting news on her social media. Taking to her Instagram Stories, the retired gymnast flashed a smile while revealing she signed on to UTA, one of the biggest talent agencies in Los Angeles. McKayla Maroney is joining the big dogs because UTA's client list includes Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harrison Ford, and many other A-listers.

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