In an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan shares her feelings about the upcoming movie, I, Tonya, which is about Nancy’s rival, disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding.
“I think it’s funny,” she admits to Closer of the movie.
Nancy (left) and Tonya (right). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Despite becoming the victim of a vicious attack planned by Tonya’s husband in January 1994, Nancy tells Closer that she found it in her heart to move on. “That was so long ago. I feel like that was another life,” reflects the 47-year old, who recovered and went on to win a silver medal at the Lillehammer Games seven weeks later.
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These days, Nancy’s gearing up for the Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute, airing Sunday, Nov. 27 on ABC, and facing some new challenges as an aging skater. “The spinning is the hardest part. You get really dizzy!” she says with a laugh. “You can’t practice that.”
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