Getting rid of gravatar from WordPress

Even though I had disabled Avatars completely under Settings => Discussions, my site was still loading javascrips and CSS from s.gravatar.com (secure.gravatar.com if you are using SSL). So what is up?

First of why care? Well since I have disabled avatars since I don’t need them, I don’t want my visitors to download unnecessary files. Just load your page and start your browsers developers tools (Chrome shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+I). There you should be able to see that your site is currently downloading lots of files, each file is a possible delay. I use GTMetrix sometimes just what they think of my site.

Well back to the what is happening. Without any need my site is instructing each visitor to download the following javascript and CSS files:

URL
http://s.gravatar.com/js/gprofiles.js?ver=2014Apraa
http://s.gravatar.com/css/hovercard.css?ver=2014Apraa
http://s.gravatar.com/css/services.css?ver=2014Apraa
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