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That 'Drunk in Love' Ice Dancing Routine Wasn't Real, But These Pop Performances Are

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)This week, someone at Buzzfeed cleverly paired Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" with an ice dancing routine by seasoned champs Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who helped the U.S. ice dancing team win a bronze medal last weekend. The end result, which uses footage from a 2013 performance, is shockingly fluid.   White and Davis have yet to actually skate to Beyoncé in real life, but they've been known to rock a pop song or two on the ice, as have a number of other ice dancers and figure...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir at Isaac Mizrahi's New York Fashion Week Show

By John Newlin on
Olympic figure skater and soon-to-be fashion designer Johnny Weir was at New York Fashion Week, sitting front row at the Isaac Mizrahi show. That's actress Yaya DeCosta on his right and fashion blogger Bryan Boy sitting on his left. And on his shoulder is some jeweled rodent-type accessory. Hopefully Mr. Weir's line will feature similar products! Weir, we were told, was sick with a cold, which might explain why he doesn't look so happy in the above photo. But fortunately, he's able to pull it...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir Gets Pink Mullet In Honor of 'SATC 2'

By Alicia Dennis on
Getty Images and via TwitPic. Tonight's big ticket is the world premiere of Sex and the City 2, which, judging by its trailer, promises to be a glittery, glamorous affair of epic proportions. Some stars have already begun tweeting about their preparations, among them Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir.Weir, who has said he hopes to launch an avant garde fashion line in the future, divulged that he'd dyed portions of his mullet pink in honor of the film. He even took a picture of the 'do...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir Sets His Sights on Pop Stardom

By JJ Duncan on
Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir is perfectly comfortable performing for throngs of screaming fans while dancing around in ridiculous costumes. So he's got half of the pop star thing down. Now he just needs a single. Well look out because this summer Johnny is planning on embarking on a pop music career when he launches the single "Dirty Love." "I'm going to record a song in May, just for fun," the aspring pop star told People. "I know I'm not a legitimate, real singer, but I can still...Read Full Story

Evan Lysacek Lashes Out at Johnny Weir

By Jake on
Winner Evan Lysacek of the USA (C), 2nd placed Nobunari Oda of Japan (R) and Johnny Weir of the USA pose with their medals after competing in the Men Free Skating on the day three of ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on December 5, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. (Getty Images)more pics » Figure skaters Evan Lysacek and Johnny Weir may be done with the Olympics, but their rivalry is still going strong. Weir hasn't been shy about bashing Lysacek, at one point using...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir Wants To Launch Clothing Line With 'Mass Appeal'

By Alicia Dennis on
Getty Images. While Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek counted on fashion designer Vera Wang to outfit him during the recent Vancouver games, his rival, quirky skater Johnny Weir, was putting the finishing touches on his own skating costumes. Weir is already the star of a reality television show, the Sundance Channel's Be Good Johnny Weir, so it's not particularly surprising that he hopes to venture into the design world at some point. In an interview with the LA Times, Weir said,"I...Read Full Story

A Future in Fashion for Johnny Weir?

By Alicia Dennis on
Getty Images. Figure skater Johnny Weir did not take a medal at this year's Winter Olympics, but that doesn't mean he'll be out of the spotlight for too long. The 25-year-old is honest about the physical limitations an athlete faces as he ages, so he's already planning his next move: fashion.Weir, who designed many of his skating costumes with designer Stephanie Handler, told Yahoo! Sports, "I want to create art more than anything and the way I want to do it is through fashion. I want to...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir Switches to Faux Fur After Death Threats

By Alicia Dennis on
Johnny Weir upset quite a few animal rights activists when he chose to wear a skating costume lined with fox fur on January 17. Weir initially shrugged off the complaints, noting that he prefered to focus on humans' rights rather than those of animals, but he has since decided to change his policy toward fur: faux only from here on out.Weir told IceNetwork.com, "I would like to announce that due to pressures and threats from a certain animal rights group I will be changing the genuine fox fur...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir's Fox Fur Shoulder Disappoints Animal Rights Activists

By Alicia Dennis on
Weir says he is more concerned with human rights than animal rights. Figure skater Johnny Weir is known for pushing the envelope with his wildly eccentric athletic costumes, most of which were designed by Stephanie Handler. But the fur-lined black piece Weir sported at the US Figure Skating Championships on January 17 left many animal rights activists with a particularly bad taste in their mouths.Friends of Animals, a New York-based animal advocacy organization, posted an open letter to Weir...Read Full Story

Johnny Weir

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Johnny Weir is a member of the U.S. Olympic team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Johnny Weir is competing for medals in Olympic Figure Skating. Find more Johnny Weir news, pictures, and information here.Competing with Johnny Weir in Olympic Figure Skating are:Charlie WhiteCaroline ZhangEvent Schedule: February 14 7:45 AM Figure Skating - Pairs Short ProgramFebruary 15 8:45 AM Figure Skating - Pairs Free Skating February 16 9:45 AM Figure Skating - Men Short Program February 18 10...Read Full Story