Two-time Olympian Johnny Weir says he's
expecting lots of glitter and six packs at his first Gay Pride Parade
in Los Angeles.
As grand marshal, Weir will lead
The three-time U.S. National Figure
Skating champion and star of cabler Logo's reality hit Be Good
Johnny Weir came out gay in his memoir Welcome to my World,
released in January.
an interview with OnTheRedCarpet.com, Weir revealed that he's
never been to a Gay Pride Parade.
“I never dreamt of being the grand
marshal of a gay pride parade, simply because it took me a long time
to find my pride,” Weir said. “I always was focused more on my
sport and making something of myself other than being gay and being
born that way. That was just something I was born with, the same
with me being white, so I always wanted to do extra, do more.”
“This is actually my first gay pride
parade ever,” he added. “I don't know what to expect, I would
assume lots of glitter and lots of six packs – it is Los Angeles.”
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