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Sting, Jane Lynch and More Highlights of Dustin Lance Black’s Uprising of Love Benefit
Sep
22

Throughout the evening, clips of a documentary about Vladimir Slaviskiy’s life as an openly gay teen in Russia played, and Lynch talked about moments where he met Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir (who executive produced the documentary ‘To Russia With Love’) and Billie Jean King.

Weir Shows ‘Human’ Side at ‘EWC’ Benefit Show
Sep
22

On the ice, Weir was greeted with rapture by his many devoted fans. He skated an emotional program to Christina Perri’s “Human,” performed with passion and precision.

Two Truths and a Lie: JOHNNY WEIR
Sep
22

Five questions and your moment of truth: how well do you know Dream School teacher and Olympian Johnny Weir?

Johnny Weir’s New Style: Heart on His Sleeve
Sep
18

Boston fans will see a more subdued side of Johnny Weir when he takes the ice at 
tomorrow night’s “An Evening With Champions,” because the usually flamboyant figure skater has had a rough year.

Audio — Boston’s Matty in the Morning on KISS 108FM: Johnny Weir Interview
Sep
17

We talked to the Olympic figure skater about headlining the 44th annual An Evening of Champions at Harvard this weekend, which benefits Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.

‘Uprising of Love’ Highlights Setbacks, Victories in Fight for LGBTI Rights
Sep
16

Throughout the show, the audience was shown clips of the forthcoming Johnny Weir documentary, “To Russia With Love” (premiering October 29th at 8pm on EPIX).

“I Think About Him Often”
Sep
16

Beautiful pics from Johnny’s appearance at Uprising of Love, plus: newly released and extraordinarily powerful clips from Johnny’s LGBT documentary, “To Russia With Love,” which premieres October 29.

7 Reasons To Attend An Evening With Champions This Weekend
Sep
16

The 44th annual ‘An Evening with Champions’ show stars Olympians Johnny Weir and Jeremy Abbott, and helps raise money for cancer research. Need more reasons to go? Check out this BuzzFeed list!

Photos — Sting, Patti LuPone, the Cast of Wicked, and More Promote Worldwide Equality at Uprising of Love
Sep
16

The evening also premiered clips from the new documentary ‘To Russia With Love,’ which explores human rights through the lens of LGBTI sports figures, with iconic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers’ guide into this world.

Video — EPIX Original Documentary ‘To Russia With Love’ Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletes’ Experience
Sep
15

‘To Russia with Love’ explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers’ guide into this world.

Bold Beauty: Bollywood Revisited
Sep
12

More than 35 exclusive all-new pics of Johnny’s latest Bollywood performance plus exclusive fancam video, plus: lots of big Johnny news!

Video — DREAM SCHOOL: NYC Trailer
Sep
06

The new season of DREAM SCHOOL heads to the East Coast, where celebrity teachers, including two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, work to help troubled kids find a second chance. Watch the premiere Wed., Oct. 1, 10 pm EDT / 9 pm CDT.

‘DREAM SCHOOL: NYC’ Set to Premiere October 1
Sep
05

‘DREAM SCHOOL: NYC’ features an all-star cast committed to changing the lives of youth and includes chef/restaurateur David Chang, Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, screenwriter Cliff Dorfman (Entourage, Warrior), and lawyer and rights activist Gloria Allred.

Society: Sipping and Shopping for 49ers Academy
Sep
05

The main attraction was the finale: A runway fashion show with commentary from Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, the NBC commentator for the Sochi Olympic Games.

Video — Friday News Exclusive: First Shots of Plushenko’s New Show!
Sep
04

The new show is a rewrite by the famous skater of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale. Evgeni Plushenko himself shall be the Snow King, while American skater Johnny Weir portrays Kai.

“To Stand in a Ray of Sunlight”
Aug
29

All-new exclusive Sun Valley rehearsal photos and video, plus: coverage of Johnny’s charity event in San Francisco!

Human
Aug
22

First in a series: exclusive and stunning Sun Valley pics of one of Johnny’s most heartbreakingly beautiful performances. Plus: HD video!

17 Honest Quotes From Celebrities On Coming Out Of The Closet
Aug
18

At number 10 on the list: Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who came out publicly in his memoir in 2011.

Secret Documentary Filmed by Johnny Weir During Sochi Olympics
Aug
15

The EPIX film will include the media coverage of the Russian laws and LGBT athlete perspectives, with Weir hosting and narrating between shots. Weir also is an executive producer on the project.

“Be Gorgeous Without Your Pants”
Aug
13

Endless picspam plus amazing videos from China: fan meeting, performance clips, and yes, full press conferences. Plus: roundup of pics from Johnny’s EPIX photo shoot for “To Russia With Love”!