Who did Johnny Weir's hair for Olympics closing ceremony? Fans mock 'bride of Frankestein' look

Johnny Weir co-hosted the closing ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics and viewers were wondering what to make of his hairdo for the event


                            Who did Johnny Weir's hair for Olympics closing ceremony? Fans mock 'bride of Frankestein' look
Johnny Weir's Olympic hairdo was mocked on the Internet by many (Instagram)
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Johnny Weir and fellow figure skater Tara Lapinski hosted the closing ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, August 8. While Lapinski is being praised for her looks, Weir faced heat for the way his hair was styled. "It is a huge and shining distinction to host the closing ceremony in Tokyo," he said in an interview adding he has competed and worked in Japan for two decades which makes this gig "so special". He further added, "I am so thankful to Japan, who despite it all, gave the world something to smile about and I am so happy the athletes had their moment in the sun. We have so much to celebrate and I hope that our sentiments will shine through during our coverage on NBC."

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Weir was last seen on television in 2020 as he participated in 'Dancing With the Stars'. He and Skai Jackson were eliminated together after the semifinals despite being hot favorites. Weir is extremely popular on Instagram. His 574K followers almost always seem to be supportive of his ventures, his charisma is a hit among his supporters and his diva-like aura is praised by many. However, his hairdo at the Olympics closing ceremony sparked a conversation on Twitter where people are going in on the figure skater, trolling him for his looks at the event. 

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Who did Johnny Weir's hair for Olympics closing ceremony?

 Mariola Zysk created Weir's retro hair for the Olympics closing ceremony event. His hair was rolled into a bouffant chignon and the man bun sat in the front part of his head. The sides were kept clean and a blingy accessory resembling the Olympic rings was attached to it. Weir wore Ukrainian designer Ivan Frolov's creation for the night and completed the look with shoes from the Italian brand AGL. 

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Weir's outfit choice for the evening wasn't mentioned on social media but the hairdo is what stood out fort people on Twitter and they ripped the figure skater apart for it. "'Johnny Weir' and 'trending' should never be in the same novel together, let alone tweet, let alone sentence. His hideous Bride of Frankenstein hairdo besmirches the logo and spirit of the Olympics. #hideous #tasteless #disrespectful" read a tweet from someone who didn't seem to be a fan of the figure skater.

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"Johnny Weir is bringing that Olympic Bride of Frankenstein realness to the #ClosingCeremony" read another tweet. "Dear @NBCUniversal @NBCOlympics @[email protected] I started watching the Closing Ceremony and holy crap 2 minutes of #JohnnyWeir was WAY too much click off and not interested in turning it back on.. if. Want to see drag shows I’ll go see a drag show at my favorite Bar," another tweet read. "Ok I am watching the closing ceremony of the Olympics. Johnny Weir is one of the hosts. But his hair has got to go!!!! A mess on the top of his head!!!" read another tweet. 

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