Figure skater John G. “Johnny”
Weir's book Welcome to my World is set for a January 11, 2011
According to the book's description, it
is more anecdotal than autobiographical.
“A collection of wildly entertaining
anecdotes and essays about everything from pop culture to skating to
fashion to Johnny himself,” the description reads. “Finally,
fans have the opportunity to get to know who Johnny Weir really is,
inside and out.”
The 3-time U.S. National Figure Skating
champion with a knack for being flamboyant has previously said he's
saving talking about rumors that he's gay for an upcoming memoir.
In a June interview with gay glossy
Out, the 26-year-old said he doesn't believe people are
“I've always been comfortable with
who I am,” Weir said, then added: “I don't believe in
masculinity and femininity, I don't believe in a purely gay person or
a purely straight person.”
And he suggested that he'll talk about
his sexuality in his upcoming book.
“I have a very clear opinion on my
own sexuality,” he said. “I'm not saying anything about my
sexuality because I want it to be out there in my own words.”
Welcome to my World is now
available for pre-order
from various outlets, including Amazon.com.