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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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Three words: NO **** SHERLOCK.

ftlaudcarl @ 01/07/2011 at 11:47 am

“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.”

What an idiot… Still sounds like a closet case unable to come out without qualifications… A contrary little child. Maybe Johnny should take a lesson or two from Adam Lambert and learn to be proud of himself for who he is without qualification …

I am totally confuzzled.. Johnny a gay????????? I almost fell off my chair when I read this news.

OMG! He’s gay???????? LMFAO. is this really news? Its like, thanks for the clue captain obvious! LOL

omg I never thought that! ….
:P

who not know?? really?? you kidding me, no?hahaha who cares?

is that serious??? noooooooo oh my gosh hes gay and fiogure skater but he talking bad about evan lysacek all time, evan likes woman johnny likes hummmm….well you know.

of course you are gay look at your hair no guy in his straight mind would have a hairstyle like that.

First Rosie, then Lance B., followed by Ricky M., now Johnny! When will people finally stop making announcements about stuff we already know? Yes dear you’re gay, and I’m a Cancer… next up, Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart are dating!

Well, why is everyone THAT surprised? it was always obvious – just the way he dressed – is it enough? way too gay :-D

@Toni:
I agree! I don’t give in to pressure either…about anything. Johnny can skate, sing, write and has a fabulous sense of style.

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