Donning Chanel, dripping in jewels and draped in furs, Johnny Weir looked absolutely stunning at this year’s Olympics, channeling every style icon from Salvador Dalí to Stanley Tucci’s Hunger Games character, Caesar Flickerman. I don’t know about you, but I was enamored by every one of his looks, so today I’m paying homage with a slideshow of 13 of his most fabulous looks — nearly all of which were presented in front of an electric blue semi.
And then there were four … four medals for Olympic Team Gay, that is.
If flaunting your gayness is illegal in Russia, Johnny Weir must have packed a suitcase full of Get Out of Jail Free cards before heading to Sochi for his job as an NBC Winter Olympic commentator. If his Instagram feed is any indication, the Quarryville, Pa., native is bringing an unabashed amount of homo-fabulousness to this year’s winter games. From a twerk-off in the Olympic ice-skating rink to his fierce Russian braid, I round up some of his gayest moments so far.
In this video, with retired figure skater Tara Lipinski, he shows us the fab wardrobe and jewels he brought along for the festivities.
Out Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst snagged the gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter competition in Sochi. Buzzfeed reports:
Wüst finished in just 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds — just ahead of Martina Sablikova, the defending champ [from the Czech Republic.] Sablikova took silver after stopping the timer at 4 minutes, 1.95 seconds, while Russia’s Olga Graf won the bronze medal, finishing in 4 minutes, 3.47 seconds. Graf’s medal is the first in the games for Russia, the host nation.
Go team gay!