Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will host Winter Olympics closing ceremony

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will help host NBC’s coverage of the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Sunday, according to Deadline.

Lipinski and Weir will be joined by NBC sportscaster Terry Gannon.

“Parades, K-Pop, fireworks, costumes, dancing – who better to host the world’s biggest party than Tara, Johnny and Terry,” Jim Bell, President of NBC Olympics Production and Programming, said in a statement.

“I’m so excited to embark on this new and exciting adventure and bring the closing ceremony to the U.S.,” Lipinski said. Weir added, “This is a glorious and unexpected experience that I can’t wait to get fancy for.”

NBC will live stream the event on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app starting at 6 a.m. on Sunday. The ceremony, with commentary from Lipinski, Weir and Gannon, will air at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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