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“The set’s gorgeous, the music’s gorgeous, the costumes are great and the judges are wonderful,” he said.
Weir attested that the show’s contestants were training hard and that three front-runners had already emerged from the inaugural class of six celebrity skaters. While none will become Olympic contenders, he said they could learn some valuable lessons from skating.
“Skating has taught me so much, and the one thing it’s taught me is never be afraid to fall down,” he said. “I’m wearing heels and a dress, basically, with this blazer, and I’m not afraid, even if I fall down.”
HEART THROBS: Before the collaboration between Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block closed out the show, celebrities on the red carpet were reminiscing beforehand about their teen idols. Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry picked New Kids as her favorite, while Gavin Rossdale said he favored Patti Smith in his youth. Michael Jackson and Liza Minnelli were among Michael Buble’s favorites.
“That was my sister’s wall, actually,” he admitted.
Associated Press writer Marcela Isaza contributed to this report.
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