While she took parts in a few other teen movies, she wanted to be seen as a serious actress and took on more serious roles and even spent time on the stage in New York and London.
It is in fact the first time that a fully nude spread — which was shot by a female photographer — will run in the publication, which previously focused more on raunchy shots featuring risque swimwear.
She is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist, in 2012 Olympics Aly won 2 gold and 1 bronze medals, making her the best American gymnast at the Games.
What caused a young girl to resort to plastic surgery? But at the same time, you always have to keep your goals in the back of your mind.
If we were playing sports, I would just crush them.
Previous issues have featured swimming champions Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, tennis stars Venus Williams and Serena Williams, and soccer player Hope Solo.
Of course, for every person upset by McKayla's more adult appearance, there are plenty of people who can't get enough of her sultry snapshots.
She's undergone many changes over the years, and fans are unimpressed with those changes.