Johnny Weir’s Kentucky Derby outfit is entirely out of hand
The Kentucky Derby is about the fashion almost as much as the races, and nobody knows that better than Johnny Weir.
Weir, a former US Olympic figure skater, now does broadcasting work for NBC and was part of the pre-race coverage at the Derby along with Tara Lipinski. But Weir certainly outdid Tara — and everyone else — with his bold fashion statement.
I mean would you just look at the guy? Gold jewelry, gold ring, gold bracelets, creepy priest-looking collar and a goodness holy hell what the heck kind of monstrosity is that on his head?
The best part came right before NBC went to commercial and Weir hit us with the “Blue Steel”:
Hard. Freaking. Core.