Fairchild, seeing the two doing well, throws pearls onto the ice, causing Chazz to trip and break his ankle, rendering him unable to perform his role in the Iron Lotus. At the World Winter Sport Games , rival men's singles skaters Chazz Michael Michaels, a skillful skater but raunchy sex addict, and Jimmy MacElroy, an equally talented but sheltered and effeminate skater, tie for gold. But Blades of Glory manages to tell a very funny story about straight-male bonding in the flamboyant world of figure skating without gay-baiting. As recent controversy around flamboyant American skater Johnny Weir has proven, gay men are the giant elephant in the rink. Josh Gordon Will Speck. And yet the film still makes considerable effort not only to not offend gay viewers, but to communicate its respect for them. While standing on the awards podium, the two have an argument that escalates into a fight and ends with the World Games mascot being accidentally set on fire.
Lisa Paul as Catholic School Girl. After years of quarreling build up to a physical altercation that leads to the two being stripped of their gold medals and banned from figure skating for life, they find a loophole in the rule book and register together in pairs figure skating. As a result, the National Figure Skating Association strips both men of their medals and bans them from men's singles competition for life. PA Announcer Tom Virtue Learn more People who liked this also liked
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Archived from the original on Most of all, I was worried that actors Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, both of whom I love, would be revealed to be homophobic louts for appearing in a film that slashed and burned gay men for laughs and box-office receipts. In Blades of Glory , Ferrell plays Chazz Michael Michaels, a Detroit-born figure-skating champ who also happens to be a sex addict, a porn star, an alcoholic, and a complete and utter pig. Nelson appeared in Get Hard Views Read Edit View history. But oddly enough, none of the ridiculous characters was gay or was intended to be perceived as gay. Retrieved from " https: