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Tara Lipinski Joins Other Big Names In This Year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski was back in the spotlight for a bit as she showed up at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Lipinski calmly answered reporters’ questions about being invited to the WHCD, the events she’ll be attending that week as well as her fashion options for these types of gatherings. The NBC sports commentator talked about how she …

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Tara Lipinksi And Johnny Weir Called The Super Bowl Winner

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir got a lot of people talking with their coverage of the Olympics in Sochi, so it was a no-brainer to put them together again on television for coverage of the Super Bowl. Even better than their outfits and onscreen chemistry, however, was the fact that they chose the winning team based on one factor: hotness. …

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Tara Lipinski Joins Johnny Weir, Terry Gannon To Make NBC Lead Figure-Skating Announcing Team

Former champion figure skater Tara Lipinski is joining forces with fellow champion figure skater Johnny Weir and sports announcer Terry Gannon to form NBC’s lead figure-skating announcing team. The team was announced on Wednesday, October 22, when all three appeared on the TODAY show. Lipinski, who won the 1998 Olympic gold medal for figure skating, was first seen announcing with …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir’s Expertise (And Fashion Sense) Land Them Top Figure Skating Spot for NBC

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have been promoted from their secondary roles to become the top figure skating broadcast team for NBC. After attracting attention for their rapport and fashion sense at the Sochi Olympics, NBC announced on Wednesday that the duo would be the commentators for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, making the former Olympians TV’s most visible …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir: Official Voices of Figure Skating

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are the new official voices of Olympic Figure Skating on NBC. For years now Scott Hamilton, Sandra Bezic, and Tom Hammond have commented on both the Olympic trials and the actual games. Fans will soon be treated to some new commentators–although Hamilton will be waiting in the wings to make comments from the sidelines. The …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to Host NBC Figure Skating

During this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gained fans as an on-air commentary team that clicked. Now it seems that Lipinski will continue to live out her dream of covering the Olympics. NBC this week announced that Lipinski and Weir have been promoted to head of NBC’s figure skating broadcast team. The pair appeared …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir Reunite for Derby

Tara Lipinski will offer her opinion on fashion this weekend when she and Johnny Weir appear in pre-recorded segments together during the airing of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Lipinski and Weir started their commentator routine during the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, then took it to the red carpet for the Oscars. Now their skills are being tapped for …

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Tara Lipinski And Johnny Weir Set To Cover Kentucky Derby For NBC

The most talked about stars at the 2014 Sochi Olympics were Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, but take note that the two did not compete in any events during the Olympics. The duo captured the audience’s approval for commentating on ice skating events instead. Lipinski won an Olympic gold medal for figure skating at the age of 15, while Weir …

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Tara Lipinski Will Team Up With Johnny Weir Again

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir were such a huge hit at this year’s Sochi Olympic Games that the duo have been asked to do some fashion commentary for NBC during the Kentucky Derby. The figure-skating friends gave Olympics viewers a treat earlier this year with their witty banter during the performances, and Weir made headlines nearly every day with his …

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Tara Lipinski: Covering Olympics Is Her “Dream Job”

The Sochi Olympic Games have been a bumpy ride; from reports of horrid conditions by athletes and members of the media to the ups and downs in the actual games, it will be an event remembered for decades to come. For one analyst, it’s been a dream come true. Former Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski, who has been providing commentary …

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Johnny Weir Is Not Afraid To Be In Anti-Gay Russia

American figure skater Johnny Weir, known for his flair and outlandishness on and off the ice, is having the time of his life. After retiring from the sport as a competitor, he now works as the NBC’s figure skating analyst with fellow skater Tara Lipinski. NBC was quick to get him as expert analyst for their coverage of the U.S. …

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Tara Lipinski Honors Jimmy Fallon On Ice as The Dude

Tara Lipinski honored late night host Jimmy Fallon this week as he finishes up his job as host of Late Night. She did so in a hilarious skit on ice, where she channeled ‘The Dude’ from The Big Lebowski. It aired while Tara was a guest on Fallon’s show. Dressing in a bathrobe and carrying a White Russian while skating …

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