Two-time Olympian Johnny Weir is
grateful for finding husband Victor Voronov.
Weir, who has returned to competitive
figure skating, and 28-year-old Atlanta-area lawyer Voronov capped
off 2011 by tying the knot in a civil ceremony at the New York City
The 27-year-old Weir tweeted that the
couple will hold a wedding in the summer.
Weir and Voronov attended last
weekend's Human Rights Campaign (HRC) annual gala held in Midtown
Speaking to Nealb.tv,
Weir said that he never allowed himself to dream of his wedding day.
“I never thought it would be a
reality for me, just because we weren’t allowed. And then all of
the sudden we were. And it's been the biggest, most beautiful, life
changing thing for me to be married to Victor, and to have the same
legal rights as everybody else. And I think that's what it's all
Voronov added that he was happy to be
“I think that being legally married
is very, very important,” Voronov said. “As far as our marriage
is concerned, we're married, it's accepted and it's wonderful.”
“Thank God. Thank God for Victor,”
Weir added. (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page.
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