CNNJohnny Weir loves Russia

You’d think Johnny Weir would stick out in Russia. In a country with strict anti-gay laws, a guy wearing fur coats and ostentatious necklaces might draw extra attention.

But the skater-turned-NBC-commentator, who is married to a Russian man, said he has never encountered oppressive attitudes in the host nation.

“I’ve never felt any anti-gay sentiment in Russia through all the years I have been traveling here,” he told CNN’s Rachel Nichols. “I’ve never had a bad situation.”

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