Friday, February 17, 2006

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Out? In? Or Past All That? Johnny Weir's Fancy-Free Skate

By Hank Stuever
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 17, 2006; Page C01

A figure skating fan from Moscow, writing in to Johnny Weir's Web site, asked ever so delicately the one question sportswriters and the figure skating community have mutually skirted every four years for decades now -- a question put more bluntly in an early-'80s new wave hit written before Weir was even born:

Johnny, are you queer?


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Yeah...this question was then followed with a few hundred thousand people cracking up and saying "do you really need to ask?"