Johnny Weir Kentucky Derby Hat (PHOTOS)

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By Daniel Gates


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Johnny Weir is known for his eye-grabbing fashions, but he may have outdone himself with his unbelievable hat at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

“I was inspired by Pegasus, the greatest of all horses,” explained the figure skater-turned-NBC commentator. “Wings, feathers, plumage… I went really over the top.”

Weir’s appearance sparked a nationwide #JohnnyWeir trend on Twitter, with his boldness mostly inspiring positive feedback from admirers — but also disgust from some viewers who called him an “embarrassment” and “complete disgrace.”


Who knew a hat could be so polarizing?

See more of Weir’s hat below, and tell us what you think.

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