Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Happy Birthday, Johnny!

Johnny is delighted 
to help hold up his own “Happy Birthday!” banner 
so that his beloved Japanese fans can photograph him with it. 
Fans met him upon his arrival at Narita airport 
at about 2 pm Tokyo time today, Johnny’s 30th birthday. 
Photo tweeted by Nanako Ugajin.

25+ more pics below, 
including exclusives! 

Plus: birthday video 
from Johnny’s Russian fans!

Birthday project update: 
Deadline extended! 

Please click here for details!

Yes!! Summer touring continues! 
Johnny returns to Japan this month for more 
Fantasy on Ice tour performancesThen, get ready:
the Weibocalypse of Artistry on Ice happens in July and
August. Please see Johnny’s official website for all 
his performance dates this summer!

Dear Johnny, 
we believe in you, 
we support you, and 
we love you always.

Note: Candles last only 48 hours, so please visit often 
to keep the love and light shining...

Happy, happy 
30th birthday, Johnny!!

Let’s get right to the pics, shall we?

But let’s start with them in video form, through this absolutely wonderful tribute video, created for Johnny’s 30th birthday by his dear Russian fans. 

This is so beautifully well-done, and when you hear the music they chose, you’ll understand why it touched Patti’s heart so deeply...

Video link.

UPDATE!! (Yes, already.) 
Love love love this birthday gif 
created by @jellyfish967! So perfect.

Many thanks to all the photographers below, and very special thanks to Nanako Ugajin and Ineko Nakagawa for their exclusive photos. 

Though they may take a moment to load, please, please click twice to see the full-size images, including the special new exclusive from the vault at the end of this post...

He’s here!!
Love his all-white look.
Via Ayumi S.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Via Ayumi S.

Gifts, fans, hugs, more gifts... he’s a blur of motion!
Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Via Ayumi S.

Via @__takae__: “Johnny ♥”

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Flawless birthday diva.
Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Via Ayumi S.

With his new Bollywood bear, 
whose costume was designed and 
handcrafted by Ineko Nakagawa!
Via Ayumi S.

Have I mentioned how much I love what he’s wearing?
Via @meisha_tw.

The shoes!
Via Ayumi S.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Seriously, this outfit.
Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Exclusive photo © Ineko Nakagawa.

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Via Nanako Ugajin: 
“He’s so good lookin’!”

Via Ayumi S.

Birthday banner time!
Via Ayumi S.

Via Ayumi S.

Via Nanako Ugajin: 
“Happy Smile Johnny”

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

Exclusive photo © Nanako Ugajin.

And he’s on his way...
Via Ayumi S.

Via Johnny: “Thank you @Ryoko201 
for this beautiful artwork! ありがとう!

Via Johnny: “Nap in a bed of roses. 
What more could a boy ask for on his birthday? 
Thank you!!!”

Via Johnny: “My rooms smells of cake and roses 
and a painting of my son is watching over me. 
What a happy day.”

Twitter has been nothing but an endless cascade of birthday love for him today. But of them all, these are my two favorite tweets:

Dearest Johnny,

You are a beautiful, brilliantly radiant light 
that refuses to be dimmed, 
even during times of tremendous personal challenge. 
A testament to unwavering integrity, 
authenticity, hope, and courage, 
you are a daily inspiration to people around the world. 

And you are so very, very much loved.

Wishing you a happy birthday today, 
and a new decade that is as bright with dreams come true for you 
as you are to those whose lives you touch, 
both through your unparalleled artistry on the ice, 
and the heartbreaking beauty of the way 
in which you live your life, 
full of grace, humor, unsparing honesty, 
and love.

With love always 
from Binky

Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.

Yep, another reminder! 
Please send in your bday messages for Johnny 
by July 2nd/3rd!

Johnny and Tara’s brilliant commentary 
segment from Late Night With Seth Meyers!
Video link.
Watch their interview with Seth here.

Johnny and Dora!!
Watch his spot over and over again 
here, here, or here!

On Johnny’s website, 
linked to his retirement statement
Thank YOU, Johnny!

ICYMI: Johnny plans to discuss his personal difficulties just once, 
in an exclusive interview with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush. 
The three-part interview is available at these links:

UPDATE: In response to a rash of erroneous reports in the media, 
Johnny spoke briefly with Access Hollywood again
to set the record straight.

Also on the blog:
“Rise Like a Phoenix”
An exquisite black-and-white series 
of Johnny at rehearsal. 
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Favorite Fairytale”
Beautiful Johnny being happy on the ice. 
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Cure for the Uncommon Cold”
Gorgeous sun-drenched Johnny picspam, 
for those of us who prefer our winter 
a little less... wintry. 
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Random Tuesday Roundup, Or: Is It Summer Yet?”
More Sun Valley
 since because Chiberia. 
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Because It’s Glorious.”
A look back at Johnny’s first national title 
and his thoughts on Nationals, accompanied by 
20+ exquisite black-and-white portraits.
Exclusive photo © Elena Vasileva.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Frost Giant.”
25+ exclusive pics of Johnny
performing Army of Me.
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

All of Him Is My Treasure.”
Fans react to Johnny’s graceful exit 
from competitive skating.
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

“Practice Is Perfect”
25+ exclusive photos of Johnny’s 
Sun Valley rehearsal.
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.

“Dear Johnny...”
Selected black-and-white photos of Johnny’s 
hauntingly beautiful Schindler’s List debut.
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.

Johnny’s latest column for the 
Falls Church News-Press.
His columns are published every Thursday 
in the “National Commentary“ 
section—don’t miss a single one! 

A number of Johnny’s auction items 
have been relistedwhich means if you missed out 
the first time around, you’re in luck: 
It’s not too late to own a piece of Weir Gear! 
Go check it out and see what treasures 
you could take home!

Please alert absolutely everyone you’ve ever met 
to “like” and follow the new 
on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr
Because he should be on all the things. 
With or without ice. 
But definitely with Viacheslav.

Please click to vote for Johnny 
once a day as “Best Sportsman”
Because he retweeted Luisa Lotka  to tell us he wants us to! 

Need to see Seasons 1 and 2 all over again? 
Watch episodes online anytime on Logo!
Please be sure to check in with GetGlue a
nytime you’re watching the show... 
or thinking about watching the show.... 
or wishing you were watching the show....

At last: Pop Star On Ice is now available on DVD!
Order yours today from the Pop Star On Ice website!

Johnny tweeted:
“Buy my single,’Dirty Love’ via iTunes.
Tell all your friends to as well. The more copies sold
takes me one step closer to making a video! №1!”
You know what to do.
Please buy the song from Johnny’s website,
or just click the “Buy” button on the player at the top of the blog!

Hey, Welcome to My World also is available
as an eBook! More info on Johnny’s website!

copyright 2013 / Binky and the Misfit Mimes / Lynn V. Ingogly / all rights reserved

1 comment:

Atomic Wife said...

That GIF is brilliant!!