‘Johnny Weir’s Outfit for Gold Medal!’ Former Figure Skater Wins Fans With Flamboyant Wardrobe During His Sochi Commentary
Daily Mail: He often raised eyebrows with his flamboyant costume choices on the ice — and now former figure skater Johnny Weir is bringing that same flair to his new job off the ice.
The 29-year-old former Olympian has wowed NBC viewers with his eye-catching ensembles while working as a commentator in Sochi alongside fellow former skater and close friend Tara Lipinski.
Weir, a three-time US champion, two-time Olympian and World medalist, has fast garnered fans for his clear commentary and mammoth accessories.
And while admiring his bold jewelry choices, fans have also taken to Twitter to applaud Weir, who came out as gay in 2011, for standing out amid Russia’s controversial anti-gay laws.
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