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Is Johnny Weir "Too Gay" For Figure Skating? (VIDEO)

First Posted: 04/28/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:40 PM ET

While pundits have deemed him "too gay for figure skating," the fact is Johnny Weir is a U.S. champion athlete, no matter how insane his costumes or suggestive his moves are. This week, Bryan Safi explored how the "flamboyant" figure skater has prompted such complaints from talking heads as, "I don't need to watch a prima ballerina on the ice." Wait, you don't? Because we were under the impression that that's what figure skating IS. Or wait, is that ice dancing?


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