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 2, 2014

When I go, I go to Russia as a celebrated athlete. I am treated very well. I’m kind of a tchotchke. I’m a pretty, cute...thing that sparkles and shines and dances and entertains people. And in Russia, that’s not threatening.
--BBC Two, Dan Snow’s History of the Winter Olympics, January 30. 2014

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