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.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

It isn’t just a gay sport. I mean, I believe me, I looked high and low for somebody else that would understand me, and there were very few choices. The...most of the guys are straight, and, you know, they like beer, not champagne, and they like...they like boobs. And it’s weird for me, because part of the allure of figure skating was the, you know, gay men that I'd heard about my whole time growing up, but, you know, it’s kind of a disappointment...
--OutQ SiriusXM, StandUP! with Pete Dominick, October 22, 2014

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