Did I see this coming? Of course! We all have but still held the tinest of hope, as delusional as it was, that somehow Johnny Weir (below) secretly conquered the quad and was waiting to unveil it at Nationals in January. As the Associated Press reports, Johnny missed the September 1 deadline to register for certain key competitions which was a must if he had any interest in qualifying for the Sochi Winter Olympics. I'm guessing we will see Johnny in Sochi anyway whether as a special correspondent, analyst, rabble rouser, style watcher, fur dealer, etc. so we have not seen the last of Johnny. Read Associated Press story here.
Flashback moment time! My very first interview with Johnny at New York Fashion Week in 2009 and thought running through my mind as he was talking the whole time: "This young man is going to be around a loooong time because he wants it so badly even I can taste it!"
Flashback moment 2! Right after he qualified for his second Olympics in 2010, we spoke at the NYC premiere of his documentary Pop Star On Ice: