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Did Katia Gordeeva really have an affair with Alexander Zulin?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by IceDreams18, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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    I just read that Katia Gordeeva had an affair with Alexander Zulin years ago, is this true?? I hadn't heard that before! I know about his affair with Oksana/Pasha Grishuk, but hadn't heard this.
     
  2. victoriajh

    victoriajh Well-Known Member

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    i am gonna go with NO- but then again i did not believe the scott Hamilton katia rumors either....
     
  3. overedge

    overedge not your emotional support turkey

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    You created an account to post this? Hmm....at the very least maybe you could tell us where you "just read this".
     
  4. stanhope

    stanhope Active Member

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    I think the rumor about Katia and Zhulin was actually started by Pasha - she mentioned it in some Russian tabloid interview a few years back. The time of the "alleged" affair was sometime in '91-'92 from what I remember reading. Since Katia and Sergei got married in 1991 and had Daria in 1992...I'm gonna go with NO on this rumor as well.
     
  5. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    Who didn't have an affair with Zhulin :drama:
     
  6. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol:...
     
  7. gkelly

    gkelly Well-Known Member

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    Me! :wuzrobbed:fragile:

    Is he still accepting applications? :grope:
     
  8. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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    Overedge- I did not create an account to post this! I'm a big skating fan and created my account this weekend and had to wait for it to be validated. I just read this today, so my account had already been created. I read it here on this site below, but then I searched it and there are other places that mention it as well. Google it and other things will come up. I normally am not into gossip and controversy, but I read this and was shocked by it, so I wondered if it were true or if anyone else had heard that. I may not have believed it if it wasn't mentioned other places as well.

    I read it here (and other places after I searched it). Under the article people commented about Katia and Zulin.

    http://www.figureskatingmystery.com/2007/11/more-on-navka-zhulin.html

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  9. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Liza, Julia, Elena, Evgenia, Russian pairs

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    Shouldn't this be in the Trash can?
     
  10. loopey

    loopey Well-Known Member

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    I know I did. It was HOT!

    Unfortunately it ended rather abruptly... I woke up. :drama:
     
  11. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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    She admitted this in a tabloid?
     
  12. stanhope

    stanhope Active Member

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    I don't remember exactly where I read it, but I did read something a few years back and remember that the source was Pasha. If I can find it I'll put a link here. The timing for the Katia-Zhulin thing makes zero sense since Katia and Sergei were touring for most of 1991 and also got married and had a baby. Which is why I never believed it when I read it.
     
  13. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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    Thanks for saying if you find it, you'll post a link! Yes, I agree about the timing and was surprised to hear this.
     
  14. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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  16. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    What are the Katia/Scott Hamilton rumours someone mentioned (second post)?! I've never heard THAT one.
     
  17. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

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    Morosov. But I would have thought Zhulin would have been up his ally, being blonde.
     
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  18. Amy L

    Amy L Well-Known Member

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    That was in an American tabloid around the time of Snowden on Ice in the mid/late 90s. Possibly one of the last times skating has ever made the tabloid radar in this country, lol.
     
  19. Sylvia

    Sylvia The JGP season is here!

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    :lol: I once skated a public session when Zhulin was coaching in his younger years and I must say it was difficult to stay focused on my own skating. :p
     
  20. DickButtonFan

    DickButtonFan New Member

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    I always wondered how Sergei and Katia had a blonde baby:lol:
     
  21. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    By the same token who didn't have an affair with Pasha/Oksana :scream:
     
  22. Sasha'sSpins

    Sasha'sSpins Well-Known Member

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    Well, alot of people can have blond babies. My parents did-ME! :D Maybe we're throwbacks? My late maternal grandfather was a blond.

    Wasn't Katia herself blond as a child? I could swear I saw childhood photos of her as a blond-her hair just darkened over time.
     
  23. zilam98

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    no, it was sergei who was blond as a kid. katia may have had slightly lighter hair in her childhood, but sergei was definitely blond.
     
  24. stanhope

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    It doesn't look like Katia was blond as a child, but Sergei sure was!

    ETA: I can't get the links to go to the actual pictures, so you'll just have to click on them yourself in that gallery!
     
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  25. Debbie S

    Debbie S Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure Zhulin is a real blonde. ;)
     
  26. ~tapdancer~

    ~tapdancer~ Well-Known Member

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    Well, all you have to do is look at Daria's smile to know she's Sergei's daughter.
     
  27. vivika1982

    vivika1982 Well-Known Member

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    Do we really need to go dumpster diving :shuffle:

    And i hope this will end the discussion
     
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  28. aliceanne

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    An American tabloid? You mean the kind with space aliens landing in the swamp and cheesy photoshopping? That would explain it.

    I doubt Zhulin minds people diving in his dumpster, we know Pasha doesn't.
     
  29. overedge

    overedge not your emotional support turkey

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    I can find sites on the Internet that tell me Obama is a Muslim, that all the moon landings were faked, and that Queen Elizabeth is part of a secret cabal of lizards in disguise that run the world. I'm not putting a lot of faith in the "there's some sites that talk about it so it must be true" perspective.
     
  30. IceDreams18

    IceDreams18 New Member

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    Yes, she looks so much like her dad! Daria is beautiful!