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Weir and Lapinski to Cover Kentucky Derby Fashion

CELEBRITIES | By David Bauder | Apr 22
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

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 20
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

CELEBRITIES | By Jim Litke | Feb 12
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

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 16
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’

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 3
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

CELEBRITIES | By Barry Wilner | Oct 23
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

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?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
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.

L.A. Pride to Honor Gay Troops

PRIDE | By Megan Barnes | Jun 8
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.

Tadashi Shoji & Johnny Weir Create T-Shirt for Japan Earthquake Relief

FASHION | Mar 31
Fashion designer Tadashi Shoji, who was born and raised in Sendai, Japan, and Olympic skater Johnny Weir have teamed up to create an inspiring T-shirt in support of relief efforts in Japan, with all proceeds going to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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