Before 'Nancy & Tonya' Documentary Airs, Find Out If You Can Tell These Facts from Fiction
Oh boy. Twenty years after the violent controversy that shook the figure skating world, NBC is going to air a retrospective documentary about Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. The two were competitive rivals in the early 1990s and in 1994 Kerrigan was viscously clubbed in the knee during the US Figure Skating Championships. The attack was orchestrated by Harding’s ex-husband Jeff Gillooly (who now goes by the name Jeff Stone).
The documentary Nancy & Tonya, which airs on NBC this Sunday at 7 p.m. EST is going to be juh-uicy as Kerrigan rarely speaks out about the the events that transpired in 1994. It will be be interesting to hear the story from her perspective after having so much time to process and move on.
Since two decades have passed since the scandal, a lot of facts have been scrambled and accusations have been hurled. So! Here’s a little fact or fiction refresher on the story to get you prepped for Sunday.