Johnny Weir and His Hot Pink Blazer Are NBC’s Breakout Olympic Stars
USA Today: A big part of the Olympic allure is familiarity. Viewers tune into the Winter and Summer Games knowing they’ll hear the same voices calling the same sports they’ve watched since they were young.
Equally big, however, is finding new faces that emerge from that familiar structure. And if the first four days are any indication, Johnny Weir will be an Olympic television staple for years to come. The two-time Winter Olympian is calling his first Winter Games for NBC and has been a refreshing voice while analyzing the figure skating competition.
Any conversation about Weir obviously starts with his style. Whether it’s his fur coat and gold necklace …
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