Tonya Harding, mother give differing accounts of abuse, drinking


"I was scared", Harding told ABC News' Amy Robach. I mean she is very unapologetic about who she is and very willing to call out unfairness when she saw it.

On Jan. 6, 1994, during a practice session for the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit, Kerrigan was clubbed on the right knee with a baton by an assailant.

News cameras captured Kerrigan wailing in pain after the attack. "Do you remember something that you've not said?'" the star recalled. "Because you know how much that it had to have hurt". Lionel Cironneau, AP Oksana Baiul (Gold), Nancy Kerrigan (Silver), and Lu Chen (Bronze) on the medal stand in the ladies figure skating competition at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. "Well I read the script initially as a producer but when I read the role I couldn't see anything I had in common with her and that excited me", she said.

"[We were] competitors, yes". "Any of us could have won, any of us could have failed". She told the Boston Globe she has been too busy to watch the film.

"I am sad as I write this; but at the same time I'm happy that I had such an adventure with the movie and with recreating a new positive image for her in the public eye".

"She can play me anytime", Kerrigan tweeted after the skit. "As you say, I was the victim".

"This was, like, a month or two months before [the attack]", Harding continued. She said that she overheard the co-conspirators discussing "taking someone out" to get Harding a spot on the team before the attack happened.

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Open triumph. "She's (Giorgi) beaten a lot of good players this week and so I was just trying to get a lot of balls back". Barty's appearance in the tournament decider is still set to lift the 21-year-old Queenslander's world ranking to No.17.

"It popped in my head two or three days after we got back", she said, adding that Gillooly "started acting funny" after Kerrigan was injured. "She has her life".

"Her adamant and final position is that reporters must sign an affidavit stating that they won't ask her anything "about the past" or they'll be fined $25,000".

"I am so over the glamorization of a villain simply because she was born on the 'wrong side of the tracks, '" he tweeted.

Morgan asked: "You're going to end the interview because I think Nancy is the victim not you?" And I've been nothing several times.

As the movie, I, Tonya, shows, Harding was beaten as a child by her mother, LaVona "Sandy" Golden, and then hit by her ex-husband during their marriage.

Watch ABC News' two-hour special, "Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story", on January 11 at 9 p.m. ET.