Johnny Weir—the most fierce, fabulous, awesome professional figure skater ever even long before he stuck a mean triple-axel in an interpretive skating routine of Lady Gaga's "Poker Face"—is getting a TV show. One word: GIRL. This...is greatness:
Figure skating hasn't been this exciting since Tonya Harding was getting kneecaps busted, except nothing good came of that. This, however, is a game-changer.
"Funny Video Manages to Trivialize Figure Skating" - April 1, 2008
"That Dude Geigh?" - March 20, 2008
"Watch The Bitchiest Figure Skating Fight Ever" - January 28, 2008
"Johnny Weir Continues To Taunt Us With His Ambiguous Sexuality" - August 7, 2006
Whatever programming exec dreamed this up made every other one of his kind look utterly pedestrian. Shine on, you crazy diamond! This is going to be awesome. There will be recaps. Oh yes. There will. Be. Recaps.