Tonya Harding Interview: Ice Skater Admits to Knowing About Kerrigan Attack

Tonya Harding Interview: Ice Skater Admits to Knowing About Kerrigan Attack

Tonya Harding Interview: Ice Skater Admits to Knowing About Kerrigan Attack

Doug Mills, AP Nancy Kerrigan acknowledges the crowd after finishing her long performance at the figure skating competition at the 1994 Winter Olympics.

The movie, although recalling the many bad things that happen, is surprisingly amusing in spots, especially when it comes to Gillooly trying to mastermind a scheme to upset Kerrigan.

Friday on ESPN's "Outside the Lines", Jeremy Schaap dispelled the recent effort to rehab the image of disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding by putting her on talk shows and in print due to her new movie, "I, Tonya".

The victor of two national titles (one was later taken away because of her role in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan), Harding also was sent by U.S. Figure Skating to two world championships, where she finished second and sixth. AFP/Getty Images American figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, left, looks in the direction of teammate Tonya Harding during their practice session before the women's technical program got underway later in the day in Hamar, Norway on February 23, 1994.

News cameras captured Kerrigan wailing in pain after the attack.

"I am sad as I write this", he added, "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 (Harding) in the public eye".

"I did, however, overhear them talking about stuff, where, 'Well, maybe we should take somebody out so we can make sure she gets on the team.' And I remember telling them, I go, 'What the hell are you talking about?" The man was later found to have been hired by Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and his friend, Shawn Eckardt. Gillooly was charged with conspiring to injure figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

She also spent a fair amount of time at the Globes trying to rewrite Tonya's biographical history. Jack Smith, AP Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding at the center of media attention during trainng at Lillehammer, Norway.

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Harding is portrayed as both a victim and an aggressor and she surely is both. Steve Slocum, AP Tonya Harding's coach Diane Rawlinson speaks to reporters outside her home.

Jeff Gillooly, ex-husband of figure skater Tonya Harding, listens to questions from cameramen, January 15, 1994 after picking up the mail outside the rural cabin the couple shares. Jack Smith, AP American skaters (L to R) Tonya Harding, silver; Kristi Yamaguchi, gold; and Nancy Kerrigan, bronze, display their medals after the finals of the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich, Saturday, March 12, 1991.

However, Harding said that she won't be apologizing any more for the incident.

"I was about 10 feet from her", Harding told ABC News.

Golden said the incident didn't happen. For more than 20 years, she denied knowing anything about the scheme.

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