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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, March 02, 2014 2:57 pm


LOS ANGELES (AP) Straight from Sochi, a snowy-white Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski felt the full force of their newfound fame as they skated past the red-carpet crowd at the Oscars.

The duo, dubbed a "dream team" of figure skating commentary after their Olympic appearances last month for NBC, were both dressed in white from head-to-toe. They quickly won one of the biggest reactions from the fan bleachers.

Weir and Lapinski are reprising their analysts' role, giving red-carpet commentary to Access Hollywood.

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