Johnny Weir comes out in People Mag (threads merged)

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  1. azskatefan

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  2. UMBS Go Blue

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    Thank you Johnny for being confident enough to share with us. I know you will be a role model for many others who are in similar situations. :respec:
     
  3. Badams

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    Good for Johnny. He really does do everything HIS way. You have to appreciate that. :)
     
  4. millipied

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    I smell a new poll- "Who is Alex?"
     
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    Question is ... which woman would want him as a "husband" :rofl:
     
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  8. BittyBug

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    Good for Johnny. :glamor:

    I hope that one day figure skating will be a culture that celebrates rather than shuns the diversity of its participants, and each skater who comes out can help the sport get there.
     
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    Lisa Minelli, Star Jones???
     
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  10. olympic

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    I do think the book would be a good read if he writes in depth about his skating, rationale re programs and competitions, and provides some background as well as 'dirt'.

    I wonder what would be said about Evan - googoo eyes, furtive trysts in hotel rooms, etc. JK :D
     
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    Um..okay. I liked his skating when he was coached by Priscilla Hill, but not since then. I understand he's trying to stay famous as a media personality, so now tends to say outrageous things just to get attention. That's all fine and good, more power to him if he succeeds. But he needs to realize that as a "personality" like his friends the Kardashians, it goes both ways with the media, he'll need to withstand criticism for the things he says/ does, as well as the wanted publicity.

    I like JW; I just don't love or hate him. I mean, I personally don't find JW all that fascinating as a personality the same way I don't find Lady Gaga all that fabulous. Sometimes there's an inverse relationship between outrageous speech/ behavior/ appearance and how genuinely interesting a person actually is.
     
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    Well, does anyone thinks that ANYONE at USFSA or involved in Figure Skating hadn't already figured this one out....?
     
  15. Frau Muller

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    Oh, noooooo!!!! Shocker!!! (ha-ha) Did ANYBODY think that he was not Gay? Maybe Tanith didn't know? (wink)

    From the above link:

    The big news (or non-news) is that Weir finally, explicitly comes out as gay: "With people killing themselves and being scared into the closet, I hope that even just one person can gain strength from my story."
     
  16. briancoogaert

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    Very interesting, indeed...
     
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    So what? Maybe he finds an interesting/interested, nice lesbian woman with same mentality ... :cool:

    Love ya, Johnny! :encore:
     
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    Not surprised that he is gay. Who didn't know he wasn't? Maybe he can marry a butch lady who is looking for a fem boy? How about Rosie O'Donell?
     
  20. Badams

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    I'm pretty sure we already knew he is gay, I don't think that's the point. He came out when he was ready on his own terms.
     
  21. Beefcake

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    Nope, Johnny messed that up by coming out. Rosie only crushes on closeted gay men! coughtomcruisecough
     
  22. aliceanne

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    Well, Cole Porter did it, and then there was Tiny Tim ('60's) and Miss Vicki. He was more of a media freak than Johnny.

    I realize Johnny is young and he and his peers like all that pop stuff, but I just wish he would focus more on skating!
     
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    OMG tell me it can't be true!!!!:eek::lol:

    What woman wouldn't want him as a husband. He would be interested in the things they are, particularly if they were a skating fan. And probably would give fabulous make up and fashion hints. And when it comes to shopping they would have a hard time keeping up with him.

    And the best thing - you wouldn't need to do the housework!!!!
     
  24. kwanette

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    I might. My house would be a lot cleaner than it is now and my wardrobe would double.
     
  25. ninadel

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    Hmm, well no surprise. I'm sure he's "coming out" because he'll be much more marketable as an outright flamboyant gay man rather than this "ambiguous" act he's been pulling for years. So how long now before he gets a show on Bravo?
     
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    Lady Gaga!!! :2faced:
     
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    :encore: for Johnny

    My hag agrees with you. She said, "Wow, a husband who likes all the things I do and won't bother me for sex or get me pregnant? Where do I sign up?"
     
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  28. Aussie Willy

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    Exactly!!!! :D
     
  29. Veronika

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    Are you actually married, or just life partners? :)
     
  30. Carolla5501

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    I like JW as a skater. I somehow have very little interest in the rest of his life and probably won't buy his book/CD etc.. (OK maybe on the $1 table next year!) So the "publicity" of coming out etc isn't going to make him money from me... maybe it will work for others and he will get $$$ because this is all calucated to "sell books" :) (Nothing wrong with that, people do it all the time!)