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“I Have to Use What I’ve Got”
Oct
24

All the coverage of Johnny’s big media day: 70+ amazing new pics, including a stunning new ‪’To Russia With Love‬’ photo shoot + exclusive video from his appearances, plus: he’s doing a Reddit AMA Oct 28!

We’ll Never Get Enough of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir Just Hanging Out
Oct
24

Let’s take a look back at some of Tara and Johnny’s coolest moments together and get psyched for more.

Video — Johnny Weir on Sports Illustrated Now
Oct
23

What is it like to be an athlete and also be gay? Johnny Weir’s new documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ is hoping to shed light on how challenging and, in some cases, dangerous it is to be a homosexual athlete.

Video — SI Now: Johnny Weir: The Dangers of Being an LGBT athlete
Oct
23

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir talks about the inspiration behind his EPIX documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ and what it is like to be a voice for LGBT athletes.

Video — SI Now: Johnny Weir’s Fashion Advice for Fellow Athletes
Oct
23

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir critiques other athletes’ bold fashion statements and gives some style advice to Andrew Wiggins.

The Cut: Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Got a Big Promotion
Oct
23

While it is mildly disappointing that their new titles aren’t president and vice president of the United States, congratulations all the same.

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Preview Skate America
Oct
23

Here’s a look at the men’s and women’s fields in Hoffman Estates, Ill., with analysis from NBC Olympic figure skating analysts Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski.

Broadcast Dream Team Reunites at Skate America
Oct
23

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, joined by play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon, will be NBC’s top team for figure skating, beginning with Skate America this weekend and continuing through the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir Keep Things Real At NBC
Oct
22

The duo, along with play-by-play commentator Terry Gannon, has been named NBC Sports Group’s lead figure skating broadcast team. Their duties begin this Sunday with NBC’s coverage of Skate America.

NBC Promoting Weir, Lipinski to Top Skating Team
Oct
22

“We absolutely cherish this opportunity to bring figure skating to people,” said Weir, a three-time U.S. champion. The duo, joined by Terry Gannon, will start their new role Sunday during NBC’s telecast of the Skate America competition.

Audio — Johnny Weir: “The Only Way to Get Through the Ugly and the Lies Is with Self Strength”
Oct
22

Johnny Weir stopped by the “Frank” Show and talked about the downside of celebrity: how he dealt with his marital troubles in the public eye.

Video — Johnny Weir On Being A Gay Activist: ‘I Still Carry My Man Bag In Russia’
Oct
22

Weir will continue his mission of empowering the gay community in the forthcoming documentary ‘To Russia With Love,’ premiering Oct. 29 on Epix.

Video — Johnny Weir Gushes About His Special Friendship With Tara Lipinski
Oct
22

Figure skater and Olympian Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live and talks with Nancy about his special relationship with his NBC broadcast partner Tara Lipinski.

Video — Figure Skater & Olympian Johnny Weir Talks With HuffPost Live About “To Russia With Love”
Oct
22

Figure skater, Olympian, and NBC broadcaster Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live to discuss hosting the EPIX documentary “To Russia With Love,” which premieres Wednesday, Oct. 29, on EPIX. Weir also is an executive producer on the film.

Johnny Weir Opens Up About Being A ‘Passive Activist’ For Gay Equality
Oct
22

Weir’s new documentary, ‘To Russia With Love,’ tackles the topic of Russia’s draconian anti-gay laws through the eyes of LGBT athletes and activists during the Sochi Olympics. It premieres Oct. 29 on Epix.

NBC Promoting Weir, Lipinski to Top Skating Team
Oct
22

Weir and Lipinski became an instant sensation in Sochi last winter, when they called live daytime broadcasts with Gannon on NBC Sports’ cable network. The promotion will make the former Olympians two of TV’s most visible personalities in 2018 in South Korea.

Video & Gallery — Hooray! Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Named NBC’s Lead Figure Skating Announcers
Oct
22

After sharing the news, Weir and Lipinski took over TODAY’s Instagram and Twitter accounts for the 8 a.m. hour. As you can see, they felt right at home in Studio 1A.

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Terry Gannon Named NBC’s Lead Figure Skating Announcers
Oct
22

Weir, Lipinski and Gannon will team with analyst Tracy Wilson and reporter Andrea Joyce for Skate America in Chicago this weekend, Oct. 24-26, the first of seven events in this season’s Grand Prix series.

Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski & Terry Gannon Named NBC Sports Group’s Lead Figure Skating Announce Team
Oct
22

Weir, Lipinski, and Gannon received critical acclaim for their commentary on NBCSN’s live figure skating coverage at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, which helped the network post the 10 best weekday daytime audiences in its history.

Video — Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Named 2018 Winter Olympics Announcers
Oct
22

The two noted that they had no idea their back-and-forth, which drew praise onscreen and on Instagram, would take off the way it has. They’re kicking off their duties in Chicago on Sunday during the NBC broadcast of Skate America.