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Johnny Weir: I'm Gay

Johnny Weir: I'm Gay

Johnny Weir is revealing some big news in his upcoming memoir Welcome to My World, which hits stores on Tuesday (January 11).

“In a sexual way, I’m gay, but I would marry a woman tomorrow if it struck me,” the 26-year-old figure skating champ said in an excerpt to People. “I don’t think sex and relationships necessarily have to go together.”

“With people killing themselves and being scared into the closet, I hope that even just one person can gain strength from my story,” he added.

Johnny also discusses getting called names in middle school, a secret affair he had with another male skater he only refers to as “Alex,” and why he didn’t come out earlier.

“A lot of the gays got downright angry about my silence. But pressure is the last thing that would make me want to ‘join’ a community.’” he said.

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87 Responses to “Johnny Weir: I'm Gay”

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  1. 1
    orion Says:

    wow what a shocker…not.

  2. 2
    wahhhh? Says:

    …..nawww

  3. 3
    Jessica Says:

    Oh my Gosh! I didn’t know that! – NOT

    Good for u Johnny! Just be what you want…

  4. 4
    Kaz simply smashing !!!!!!! Says:

    Yea agree hes gaaay

  5. 5
    theresa Says:

    really!!! no kidding! what was our first clue

  6. 6
    Adam Says:

    If I scroll down on my browser and cut off the top of his hair poof he not so gay .

  7. 7
    edila Says:

    OMG I’m in shock help me..I did not know he was gay , who would know ?

  8. 8
    goal Says:

    You dont have to promise. Look at your hair and your face expression

  9. 9
    efron Says:

    OH NO **** JOHNNY, SERIOUSLY? OMFG!!!!!1!!!!!1!111
    not.

  10. 10
    laura Says:

    Johnny Weir: I’m Gay – ME: No sh*t!

  11. 11
    XYZ Says:

    We already knew. Good u came out of the closet. U’re an exceptional person anyway.

  12. 12
    J Says:

    idiot

  13. 13
    jules Says:

    Shocker.

  14. 14
    laverdadduele Says:

    Weeeeeeeeee!

  15. 15
    David Says:

    Gay, ewwwww

  16. 16
    jasmine Says:

    your ***** and who is a flying leap. your ass looks like a freak dude

  17. 17
    James Says:

    I’ve heard a rumor that the Pope is going to come out as being Catholic!

  18. 18
    James Says:

    I’ve heard a rumor that the Pope is going to come out as being Catholic!

  19. 19
    Gilmore Says:

    Me: No sh*t! I kid, I kid, glad he’s being honest though.

  20. 20
    ORLY Says:

    ORLY?

  21. 21
    ugh Says:

    nnahhh really..?! lmao, why is this news?

  22. 22
    Lillianne Says:

    Knock me over with a feather!

  23. 23
    Lisa Says:

    In other news water is wet.

  24. 24
    boston61 Says:

    He is not gay. He is a transexual. Gay men are still men.

  25. 25
    Gia Says:

    OMG I just found out today the sky is blue. And here I thought I was seeing things.

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