Johnny Weir On Whether He'd Do 'Dancing With The Stars,' Talks Evan Lysacek's Chances

Friday, Mar 5, 2010  |  Updated 2:00 PM PDT
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Johnny Weir: "I Absolutely Would Do" DWTS

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Evan Lysacek may be the most recent Olympian headed to "Dancing with the Stars," but in a recent Access Hollywood poll, it was Johnny Weir who the AH Nation really wanted to see in the reality competition. So would he do it?

"Well, I'm honored to win the poll," Johnny told Access Hollywood's Billy Bush on Friday of sweeping the "Which current Olympian would you most like to see do 'Dancing with the Stars'?" poll from February 24 with 58 percent of the vote (Shaun White came in second with 16 percent, Evan in third with 10 percent). "And I absolutely would do it."

Despite the training that goes into making figure skaters look graceful on the ice, Johnny said he could use some pointers on some of the sexier ballroom dances.

"I'd love to learn how to foxtrot and cha cha," Johnny said. "Believe it or not, I have terrible dancing skills. I can do everything on the ice, but as soon as you put me on the ground, I'm that person that falls down walking off a curb."

As for Evan's "Dancing" abilities, Johnny said he expected the man he has previously called a rival to do well.

"I think Evan works very hard on skating and I think this will be no different," he told Billy. "And, you know, he'll be on national television every week so it's kind of a win-win."

As for that rivalry, Johnny once compared it to Britney Spears vs. Christina Aguilera. And when asked who Johnny is in that equation, Johnny picked the latter.

"I would be Christina for sure… because I've got the voice," he laughed.

When asked what Evan has in common with Britney, Johnny smiled and shrugged.

"Feet? I don't know what they share," he laughed.

For more with Johnny in the AH Nation, tune into Access Hollywood on Friday.

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