Johnny Weir's Husband Victor Voronov: "Shocked By the Abrupt Ending of His Marriage, Dealing With Trauma Endured"

Celebrity News Mar. 20, 2014 AT 2:40PM
Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov have called it quits. Credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

UPDATE: Victor Voronov's crisis manager Wendy Feldman told Us, "Victor is shocked by the abrupt ending of his marriage and is dealing with the trauma endured during the marriage including multiple things that he is only now becoming aware of." 

Original Story: After more than two years of marriage, Johnny Weir and his husband Victor Voronov won't have the Olympic finish they'd been hoping for. The famed figure skater took to Twitter on March 19 to announce that he had split from his Russian lawyer husband. 

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"It is with great sadness that I announce that my husband and I are no longer together," he wrote. "My heart hurts, and I wish him well."

The couple was married on Dec. 30, 2011 in an intimate courthouse wedding. 

"My husband was actually in the closet until about a month before we were married," Weir revealed to Access Hollywood in February 2014. "He comes from a very strict and judgmental world."

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And in the same interview, Weir opened up about the struggles of marriage. 

"Being married is an adjustment, and I'm such an OCD, solitary, confined person that it was very hard to open my life and my home and in some ways my closet to somebody else," he continued. "We both are constantly fighting to wear the pants in the relationship."

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After taking time to focus on his fashion career, Weir stepped back into the spotlight at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia where he was brought in to offer commentary on several of the events. 

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