Dumb Celeb Quote of the Week: Johnny Weir

January 14, 2011
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TGIF! This week’s Dumb Celeb Quote of the Week features your very own Johnny Weir. Although some may say he puts the Weir in weird, others may say that he is just simply unique! Whatever the case may be, he’s definitely got some skill!

Johnny Weir


And just what did figure ice skater Johnny Weir have to say this week?

“I’m about as gay as a box of rainbows.”

Great! Wonderful! Now tell us something that we don’t know, right? Well, for those of you who didn’t, Johnny Weir recently came out of the closet with the bright news that he is in fact…gay. But what’s more is that he even decided to write a book in a memoir he calls, Welcome to My World. He actually visited the Empire State Building with hopes of promoting his new book. Surprisingly so, fans of the ice skater (mostly female) were there showing their support for their favorite athlete.

His autobiography chronicles “a driven child with a loving, supportive family; a conflicted adolescent who grows into an accomplished performer; an imperfect adult who stumbles at inopportune times and tries to savor his experience no matter where he finishes.” This book serves as an outlet for Weir, just another way to announce his gay pride.

Good for him for stating the obvious. It’s definitely clear that he is comfortable in his own skin. What do you think? Buzz us back with your thoughts in the comment box and see more pics below of your very own Johnny Weir. Also, check out a video clip below! Ice is nice.

“Dumb Celeb Quote of the Week” will now come to you every Friday each week. If there is a celebrity quote that you would like to submit, send it to sandymaria at live dot com with the subject “Dumb Celeb Quote”. See you next week!

Johnny Weir Photo 1Johnny Weir Picture 2Johnny Weir Photo 3Johnny Weir Picture 4Johnny Weir Photo 5
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Photos: www.wenn.com/Ivan Nikolov/Apega/PNP/Patricia Schlein/A. Miller



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2 Responses to “Dumb Celeb Quote of the Week: Johnny Weir”

  1. 1
    DD Says:

    I love this guy! I don’t know why but I just seem to gravitate towards the gay men. HA!

  2. 2
    Miriam Says:

    He is very talented, but gay as a box of rainbows, yes it does sounds dumb and gay