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.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

I love watching the ladies who attend the event that walk out to the winners circle. They have to walk through all this grass. And who knows if it’s wet or not. But, you know, they all have the crazy high heels on that are skinny. And you watched them sink and struggle to get out to the center.

Where I think a little bit more reasonable shoe might be in order if you are planning on running out…

[Tara Lipinski: Absolutely not. I’m just…]

You will sink in the mud.

[Tara Lipinski:  It’s okay. You can hold on to me.]

I will carry you. I will carry you in my papoose carrier and I will take you there., Transcript: Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski, Kentucky Derby Conference Call, April 29, 2014
(on women's shoes at the Derby)

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