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Grilled on 1994 Attack, Harding Attempts an Exit

'Many people are the victims of abuse,' she tells Piers Morgan

(Newser) - The same questions raised by Twitter after Tonya Harding's Golden Globes appearance were raised by Piers Morgan in an interview Tuesday—one Harding nearly cut short. Appearing on Good Morning Britain to discuss the biopic I, Tonya , Harding grew noticeably perturbed as Morgan grilled her about her knowledge of...

Nancy Kerrigan Shares Her Life's 'Wild Curve Ball'

'Dancing With the Stars' competitor opens up about her pregnancy struggles

(Newser) - "Life throws some wild curve balls at you," said Nancy Kerrigan this week, and she wasn't referring to the curve ball you might suspect. In a tearful interview with ABC News' Abbie Boudreau, the Olympian-turned-Dancing with the Stars competitor opened up about a revelation made during Monday'...

Wolf of Wall Street Actress to Play Tonya Harding

Margot Robbie will transform into disgraced skater for 'I, Tonya' film

(Newser) - Australian actress Margot Robbie is bent on showing her versatility, first making her breakout in 2013's The Wolf of Wall Street, appearing in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and The Big Short, starring this summer in Suicide Squad and The Legend of Tarzan, and now announcing her intentions to play shamed...

Nancy Kerrigan's Brother Acquitted in Dad's Death

Mark Kerrigan dodges manslaughter charges but guilty of battery

(Newser) - The brother of figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was acquitted today of manslaughter in the death of their 70-year-old father. The jury apparently agreed with his defense that Daniel Kerrigan died of heart disease, not from a scuffle between the two. Mark Kerrigan, 46, was convicted, though, of a misdemeanor assault...

911 Tape Played as Trial of Kerrigan's Brother Begins

Olympic skater listens as brother stands trial for death of their father

(Newser) - The drama surrounding Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan continues to play out as her brother's trial begins today. Mark, 46, is charged with manslaughter; he allegedly triggered the death of 70-year-old Daniel Kerrigan when the two got in an argument over the family telephone in January 2010. Nancy listened...

11 Sex Tapes You Should Skip

That's about as much of Danielle Staub's O-face as you want to see

(Newser) - Danielle Staub’s sex tape is out Monday, but the Daily Beast highly recommends you skip watching it. Ten more sex tapes none of us ever wanted to see:
  • Dustin Diamond: His too-gross-for-words sex tape, Screeched, is also—appropriately enough—known as Saved by the Smell. If you don’t

Nancy Kerrigan Will Help Brother Fight Charges

Ruling of homicide in father's death 'unjustified'

(Newser) - Nancy Kerrigan says she views the ruling of her father's death as a homicide "unjustified," and says she and her family plan to help her brother fight assault charges. In a letter to friends and fans released today, Kerrigan says the ruling has only intensified the pain of...

Nancy Kerrigan's Dad's Death a Homicide: DA

Charges against Olympic figure skater's brother may be amended

(Newser) - The death of Nancy Kerrigan's father was a homicide, but the DA in the case hasn't decided whether to charge the Olympic figure skater's brother with murder. Mark Kerrigan was charged with committing assault and battery against their 70-year-old father just before he died. He pleaded not guilty and has...

Nancy Kerrigan's Parents Sued Son Over Money
Nancy Kerrigan's Parents Sued Son Over Money

Nancy Kerrigan's Parents Sued Son Over Money

Mark Kerrigan's troubled past with Daniel; plus, Tonya Harding is 'sad'

(Newser) - Mark Kerrigan—now charged with assault following the sudden death of his father—was sued by his parents over money in March 2008. Daniel and Brenda Kerrigan claimed to have loaned their son—who was in jail at the time on an assault charge—$105,000 for his mortgage and...

Nancy Kerrigan's Dad Dead, Brother Arrested

Daniel Kerrigan allegedly struggled with son Mark before collapsing

(Newser) - Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan’s brother was arrested and charged with battery following the sudden death of their father early yesterday morning. Mark Kerrigan, who had been staying at his parents’ Boston home, allegedly struggled with 70-year-old Daniel before his father collapsed. Father and son were arguing over the...

Stunts Worse Than Balloon Boy
 Stunts Worse Than Balloon Boy 

Stunts Worse Than Balloon Boy

Yes, Richard Heene is bad—but is he as bad as, say, Tonya Harding?

(Newser) - Right now the world is against balloon boy mastermind Richard Heene, but perhaps everyone will forgive and forget after revisiting five even worse publicity stunts, compiled by Brian Moylan for Gawker:
  • Lauren Cleri: On Fox reality show Moment of Truth, she admitted to cheating on her husband—and didn't even

Steinbrenner Inadvertently Paid for Kerrigan Hit: Book

Yankee owner was Tonya Harding's patron

(Newser) - Tonya Harding paid for the notorious attack on Nancy Kerrigan in part with George Steinbrenner’s money, according to George, a new Steinbrenner biography. The Boss was a major patron of young Olympians, including Harding, according to the book, and some of his donations funded “the hit.”

Harding Skates Back Into Spotlight
Skates Back
Into Spotlight

Harding Skates Back Into Spotlight

Disgraced Olympian not party to Kerrigan mess, says tell-all book

(Newser) - What read like a closed book in 1994 is falling open in a Tonya Harding tell-all, reports Newsweek in an interview with the fallen figure skater. The Tonya Tapes argues that Harding wasn't just uninvolved in Nancy Kerrigan's knee-whacking—she planned to rat out her ex-husband to the FBI until...

Kerrigan Plotter Dies at Age 40
Kerrigan Plotter Dies at Age 40

Kerrigan Plotter Dies at Age 40

Ex-bodyguard changed name, 'died a long time ago,' brother says

(Newser) - A plotter in the 1994 attack on skater Nancy Kerrigan died this week of natural causes at age 40, the AP reports. Brian Sean Griffith, ex-bodyguard to figure-skating Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding, confessed to helping organize the attack on Kerrigan days after it happened. Griffith served 14 months and...

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