Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov call it quits

Victor Voronov and Johnny Weir attend the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 24, 2012, in New York.  Fernando Leon/Getty Images

U.S figure skater Johnny Weir is single again.

The 29-year-old Olympic athlete and his husband, Georgetown Law graduate Victor Voronov, have parted ways after almost 2 1/2 years of marriage.

Weir and Voronov wed in a December 2011 civil ceremony in New York. At the time, the couple took on the surname Weir-Voronov, but the skater has already gone back to using just "Weir" on his Twitter account.

Earlier this month, the couple had appeared in a New Jersey courtroom together after Voronov had filed a police report alleging that Weir had bit him during a domestic dispute, according to Radar Online. The case was dismissed by the judge at the request of the couple.

Weir took to Twitter Wednesday to announce the split:



Weir's ex, who is still going by Victor Weir-Voronov on his Twitter account, also had a message for the public regarding the separation. The attorney voiced his surprise at the "abrupt ending" of the union:


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