Johnny Weir

Whether witty or wise, controversial or charming, shocking or silly, sweet or sassy, provocative or profound, inspiring or infuriating--or any combination of those--Johnny Weir, the three-time U.S. Champion, two-time Olympian, and World medalist figure skater, almost always says something worth quoting whenever he commentates a skating competition, makes a TV appearance, gives an interview, holds a press conference, writes, tweets, or is caught on video. His quotes needed to be collected and shared; hence this blog.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

I have full milkmaid braid that just exists on my head..., 7th Annual Shorty Awards, red carpet interview by Sarah Evans, awards April 20, 2015, interview video published April 21, 2015
(on his hair, hidden under red, sparkly bunny ears)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

It's 65 degrees. It's 65 degrees at night in February. Mommy hates it. Mommy also hates melting ice caps. Mommy can't swim well.
--Twitter, February 24, 2017
(tweeting as his recurring character "Mommy") 

Friday, March 10, 2017

My signature move is called "The Side Eye Shuffle". It entails heavy mascara application and fleeing.
--Twitter, March 5, 2017 
(describing his wrestling move)

Sunday, February 26, 2017

There's something so regal about the way they skate, almost sitting at a giant Marie Antoinette dining table where you don't have to reach for anything.
--NBC, Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, broadcast February 18, 2017
(on Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's first place free dance performance)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Apparently I have no idea who about 63% of the people in my phone are. Either I meet a lot of people when I'm drinking or I'm bad with names
--Twitter, February 24, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

I wish I'd allow myself to get into InstaStory. I just fear that you'd have videos of my inner ear and handbag muffles of me cursing.
--Twitter, February 21, 2017 
(on a feature of the photo sharing app Instagram) 

Friday, February 3, 2017

My dream for us is always to have a Sonny and Cher variety moment, late night, where we just enjoy ourselves and have so much fun., "Lipinski, Weir shine as a top pair at skating championships" by Dan Gelston, January 20, 2017 (on Johnny's future career plans with Tara Lipinski)

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Sometimes I feel like I can't be your friend if you don't know the cook time and temp for @Pillsbury cinny buns by heart. #WinterSundays
--Twitter, January 29, 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017

I never met a sale I didn't like.
--Instagram, January 26, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Nobody simply arrives. They suffer & achieve in silence while no one is looking and then, they create magic.
--Instagram, January 25, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

We want to rule the world. We want to be Beyonce and Jay Z. Wait for our album. We want Emmys, we want Grammys, we want Oscars for our acting ability. Best documentary short. We're going to walk on the moon., "Lipinski, Weir shine as a top pair at skating championships" by Dan Gelston, January 20, 2017
(on Johnny's future career plans with Tara Lipinski)

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Was out shopping and someone walked by and said, "All hail the Queen." Consider my 2016 made.
--Twitter, December 22, 2016

Thursday, January 5, 2017

So...Kit Harington and Andy Samberg sharing a mic is the most pleasurable thing I've seen on TV since Karen Walker went to a dry wedding.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Funny Fact about Florida. Whenever we try to use a location for shooting, the initial reaction is, "you're not shooting a porno right?"
--Twitter, March 3, 2016
(while on a photoshoot with Tara Lipinski) 

Monday, January 2, 2017

When I was competing, despite being very gay, I wanted my skating to speak for itself and have it judged purely on merit not on the circus that is me., "An Interview with Johnny Weir: His Thoughts on ‘Yuri on Ice’," by Angel, December 15, 2016