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Weir and Lapinski to Cover Kentucky Derby Fashion

By David Bauder | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents. The two figure skaters will comment on the fashionable outfits worn by the celebrity-filled audience wearing designer duds and sipping on mint juleps.

It’s Splits For Johnny Weir and Husband

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir took to Twitter Wednesday to announce that he and his Russian husband Victor Voronov have called it quits.

Here’s Johnny! Clothes Make the Man and Vice Versa

By Jim Litke | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
He promised himself something the first time he ever laced up a pair of skates. It’s the same thing Johnny Weir returns to in those quiet moments most evenings, just before the TV camera’s "on-air" light flashes red.

Weir Hit With Backlash From LGBT Community Over Russia Views

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 16, 2014
Figure skater Johnny Weir said in an interview Thursday that he’s received backlash from the LGBT community for his views on Russia and the upcoming Sochi Olympics.

Johnny Weir Calls LGBT Activists ’Idiots’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
Olympic skater Johnny Weir defends his anti-boycott stance concerning the 2014 Sochi Games, calling out ineffective activists, who he says will make it harder for LGBT Russians when the Olympics are over.

Johnny Weir Retires, Joins NBC for Sochi

By Barry Wilner | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Known as much for his outrageous costumes and comments as his intriguing skating, Johnny Weir is leaving the ice for the broadcast booth.

Johnny Weir Won’t Compete at Sochi Olympics

Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
Three-time U.S. champion figure skater Johnny Weir will not be competing at the Sochi Olympics, likely bringing an end to his amateur career.

Will Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Impact the Olympics?

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 29, 2013
According to the International Olympic Committee, athletes and fans will not be subjected to Russia’s highly controversial anti-gay "homosexual propaganda" law during the 2014 Winter Olympics, which will be held in Sochi, Russia.

First Ever Philly WinterPride Honors Johnny Weir

By Alexander Vuocolo | Wednesday Feb 20, 2013
In an effort to keep Philly’s LGBT community connected throughout the winter months, PhillyPride organizers invite all to celebrate WinterPride on Feb. 22, where they will honor U.S. Figure Skating champion Johnny Weir.

L.A. Pride to Honor Gay Troops

By Megan Barnes | Wednesday Jun 8, 2011
LA Pride will honor gay and lesbian servicemembers at the 41st annual festival this weekend, while Johnny Weir, Margaret Cho, Sam Sparro and others are scheduled to take part.