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.

Friday, June 23, 2017

[Scott Evans: What dog breed would you be?]

Peacock!, "Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski Hit the 'Beverly Hills Dog Show' Red Carpet," April 14, 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sometimes I think sites that suggest "things I may like" are super stereotypical but then I'm like, "Why yes. I DO want to see that unicorn."
--Twitter, April 20, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

That thing of crotchety old man tweets that you get rid of because you sound like a crotchety old man.  #PardonOurMess
--Twitter, January 30, 2016

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Peek-a-Booty. This is...This is pretty gay., "Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinsky Rate Stars' Recent Fashion Statements," video, April 14, 2017
(on the Vetements x Levis jeans with a functional back center seam zipper)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Just had the most awkward nostalgia cry in the car to the airport. Happy cry though. Like a civilized person, I usually cry in the shower.
--Twitter, April 2, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

I don't know precisely what I want, but I want it.
--Twitter, March 19, 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

You know, the ACM awards are sparklier than me. I take umbrage. Also, I need to go there. #MothtotheFlame
--Twitter, April 2, 2017
 (on the Academy of Country Music awards show)

Friday, April 7, 2017

It’s just me and the Zamboni driver, Dave.
--, "Johnny Weir brings perspective to skating, Russia" by Martin Frank, April 6, 2017
(on the people at his late night training sessions at the Skating Club of Wilmington)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

He's almost like the lemon sorbet in the middle of a very rich meal. He's very refreshing to watch.
--MSNBC, ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2017, Men's Free Skate, April 1, 2017
(on U.S. skater Jason Brown)

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The minute you stop acting like you're special is the moment you can start earning the right to be special.
--Twitter,  March 28, 2017

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