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.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

There are parts of the United States where I'm still considered a subhuman; don't you think Americans should try to change our own country first? As foreign citizens, we can't change anything about the way they do things in Russia, so just being here to lend support to the people is the biggest thing we can do., "Sochi Olympics: Johnny Weir is just being his out, open self" by Bill Plaschke, February 18, 2014
(on criticism of his refusal to support a boycott of the Sochi Olympics because of Russia's anti-gay legislation)

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