Johnny Weir Retires From Figure Skating, Joins NBC’s Olympics Coverage
Hollywood Reporter: Two-time Olympic figure skaterJohnny Weir has retired from the sport and will join NBC for its Winter Games coverage.
“I have lots of big news, and the first is a little bit sad and it’s kind of hard for me to say, but I’m officially retiring from competitive figure skating and ending my chance of going to a third Olympics this year,” Weir said on the NBC morning show.
Explaining his decision, he added, “I get old, and you have to find the time to say thank you and goodbye.”
He then thanked his mother, coaches and family for supporting him.
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