Haven't seen this posted here, so here goes:
For Johnny die-hards, more of "the same", but for the rest of us here's his take on why FS is going down in popularity:
I can relate to his thoughts but somehow think that might not be the PRIMARY reason here.A: I think that people lost respect for the sport after the last Olympics, after some of the medals were given out. I think the public is tired of little girls in sparkly dresses talking about their feelings, and how they just want to skate well, when inside, they're cold-blooded killers! That's what people want to see. But honestly, I love figure skating, and I hope that it regains its popularity.