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, January 2, 2014

[U]nder duress, I idiotically called a group of people standing in the cold “idiots.” While my statement was wrong and I immediately apologized publicly via my column in the Falls Church News-Press, it didn’t stop the people who’d already turned on me from recruiting new people to turn on me. All of a sudden I became a Russian spy--a traitor to America, gay people as a whole, and possibly Britney Spears., "Johnny’s World: A Year in Review," January 2, 2014  
(about the aftermath of his speech at Barnard College on December 1, 2013, which ended with a Q and A in which he called people protesting his speech because he opposes a boycott of a Sochi Olympics, "idiots.")

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