Tara Lipinski is one of the very few athletes who defy the old F. Scott Fitzgerald-ism: “there are no second acts in American life.” Tara, with her partner-in-broadcasting bliss Johnny Weir, has reached the same heights as an announcer that she did as an Olympic skater.
Tara Lipinski the sportscaster/skating analyst is > or = Tara Lipinski the figure skating legend. With the 2018 Winter Olympics beginning tonight in Pyeonchang, she appeared on Lip Sync Battle to make the crowd go bananas with her rendition of “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani. Enjoy the video below:
You know the song, which Chris Rock did a LEGENDARY bit on.
Meanwhile her broadcasting husband Johnny Weir lip syncs his heart out to the one of the most ubiquitous songs of all time- Celine Dion’s inescapable in 1998 hit/theme song from the Titanic theme: “My Heart Will Go On.”
Enjoy the video below:
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