Stars on Ice is really selective of who they hire and they only hire the best of the best to skate. It would’ve been hard of them to justify hiring him, and I think he was really upset because he wanted the financial benefit of the tour. A lot of us in the skating world were really disappointed in the way he reacted, basically whining that he wasn’t chosen.
—Evan Lysacek, the Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With The Stars competitor, on why arch-nemesissy Johnny Weir didn’t get picked for the Smuckers gig. Lysacek, meanwhile, says he’s “dating in L.A., but I just haven’t found the right girl.” Aww. [Metromix, via]