Tonya Harding Threatens to End Insane Piers Morgan Interview: ‘Suits You to Play the Victim’

Do you remember Tonya Harding? Back in the halcyon days of the 1990s, she was known as the “bad girl” of winter sports, having been allegedly involved in a scandal that left one of her counterparts, Nancy Kerrigan, injured. Now, in light of the new biopic I, Tonya, she’s back and ready to tussle… with Piers Morgan. Harding appeared on Good Morning Britain yesterday and engaged in a combative interview with everyone’s favorite punching bag.  The fireworks started right away, with Morgan interrupting Harding as she attempted to explain her present-day work as an advocate for those who have been abused. “Maybe it suits you to play the victim, but I think the victim in all this wasn’t you but Nancy Kerrigan who had her Olympic dream shattered, quite literally, in her legs” he said. Harding did not take kindly to being questioned by Morgan: “Thank you much, I appreciate being on your show. But I think I’m going to have to say ‘have a good night,’” Harding said. “You’re going to end your interview because I think Nancy Kerrigan is a victim and not you?,” Morgan snarked back. Their conversation eventually cooled down a bit, with Harding continuing to deny she had anything to do with the 1994 attack on Kerrigan, in which she was beat with a police baton just one day before the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships. Harding is making the media rounds in support of a forthcoming ABC documentary called Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story, which aired this week, and a biopic called I, Tonya. In other words, the 90s are back baby! Grab your dad’s flannel, crank up the Nirvana and get me a damned pack of Lunchables. [image via screenshot]Follow Lawrence Bonk (@sidescrollers) on Twitter

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