Last song I listened to: Stand by You by Rachel Platten
Favorite TV Shows: i’m not sure which one to write!
First fandom: idk maybe it was pokémon? lol (i remember being so excited about it at such a young age)
Hobbies: tumblr, playing games, watching anime
Books am currently reading: none…. i wish i was though…
Worst thing I’ve ever eaten: it’s certainly not the worst, but once i ate a seaweed gelatin and it was the weirdest thing ever (it was solid, not jelly-like…and it was salty and not sweet, i mean, what the heck!?!)
Okay, so as I’m sure you’ve already heard,
Stéphane Lambiel will appear in episode 12 of Yuri on Ice as himself (he’ll be voicing the animated version of himself, how cool is that?)
And just in case you weren’t sure
is sort of a big deal in the figure skating world.
Of course, he’s not Plushenko or Johnny Weir but he was an amazing skater in his time too, which resulted in his becoming the two-time (2005–2006) World Champion, the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a two-time (2005, 2007) Grand Prix Champion and a nine-time (2001–08, 2010) Swiss national champion.
Not to mention that he’s just a beautiful, beautiful man with equally beautiful performances.
Watch his program to “Don’t Stop The Music” from 2011 and you’ll understand what I mean. (Skating in a suit? Yes, please.)
But wait there’s more!
He retired a few years ago and now works as a coach and a choreographer - this season for
How is this relevant to the YOI fandom?
You may recall this tweet/picture:
Yep, that’s them.
Not to mention that people (including the staff of the anime) have been saying that they’re the closest to the real life versions of Victor and Yuuri you could find, not on the romantic level, but more in the sense of physical closeness and working together well.
They have a point.
And shall we talk about their selfies? Both of their twitter accounts are full of their selfies from all sorts of events and trips. (Stephane’s is here, Deniss’s is here).
And that’s just one of them.
Okay, so where am I going with this?
To this last photo, from the recording studio where
was doing his lines for his character in the anime:
See that blond haired boy in the lower right corner?
took Deniss along for the recording session, and I just find it incredibly sweet.