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Scoop: Hart of Dixie Goes for Gold With Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney

Hart of Dixie McKayla MaroneyMcKayla Maroney is vaulting herself into the wonderful world of acting.

On the heels of her Olympic teammate Gabby Douglas booking a cameo on The Vampire Diaries, the gold medal-winning gymnast has landed a guest spot in Hart of Dixie‘s upcoming Season 2, TVLine has learned.

Maroney will drop by the CW charmer as Tonya, a high schooler who comes to the defense of Zoe’s not-so-popular pal Rose (portrayed by the similarly named McKaley Miller).

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Maroney also joins fellow London Gamer Ryan Lochte on The CW this fall, where the swimming stud will appear as himself in an episode of 90210.

Hart of Dixie‘s sophomore run begins Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c.