Olympics: Spanish Figure Skater Javier Fernandez Channels Charlie Chaplin

Spanish figure skater Javier Fernandez channeled one of film history's great comic icons in his short program on Thursday night.

Wearing a costume with a small, close-fitting blazer and embroidered with a flower, mirroring Charlie Chaplin's iconic look, Fernandez performed to the soundtrack of Chaplin's 1936 film Modern Times during the men's shorts program. Fernandez also performed an homage to Chaplin in his performance by portraying some of his his signature physical comedy in the routine, minus any falling.

Fernandez has expressed his passion for the English comic actor in performances before, including at the 2013 European Championships, the 2017 Autumn...

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