Johnny Weir responds to criticism of his look at Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony – NBC Chicago
On Sunday August 8, the co-host of NBC Closing Ceremony Coverage took to social media to launch her eye-catching wardrobe and hairstyle choices for the big event. Her unique look included wearing her hair in what appeared to be a bouffant bun, with a bling-out hairpiece in the shape of Olympic rings.
After Weir, 37, shared a photo of himself posing outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, many supporters praised his inventive style. However, one person who was not impressed was Jenna Ellis, known for her work on former President Donald Trump’s legal team.
“Clown of the closing ceremony of the #WokeOlympics”, she said tweeted, with a screenshot of Weir. “How appropriate and utterly embarrassing. “
She then retweeted the photo of himself from the former figure skater and added the message, “Bring back the days when boys cared about growing up to be real men. Biblical masculinity over awakened fragility.”
This led Johnny to to respond with, “The man I have become is a human who embraces the strength of the man and woman who raised me to be myself.”
The “Dance with the stars “alum continued, “If you feel overwhelmed by someone else’s beliefs boot, remember that you are free to live your life as YOU believe. Also, religion is no excuse for hatred. “
One celebrity who expressed her own support for Weir was Leslie Jones. The former “Saturday Night Live” star, who was an NBC contributor for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, job images of Weir with the co-hosts Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon, adding: “Johnny and Tara never disappoint !!”
Earlier today, Weir made it clear that he had a sense of humor about his bold hairstyle, as he shared images on his Instagram Story of his commute to the venue and called himself ” Marie Antoinette”.
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