I, Tonya star Allison Janney supports Tonya Harding at DWTS: Athletes premiere

I, Tonya star Allison Janney supports Tonya Harding at DWTS: Athletes premiere

Tonya Harding had a very special guest cheering her on at the Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premiere: I, Tonya‘s Allison Janney!

Janney, 58, extended her support to the former Olympic ice skater from the ballroom for the live season 26 premiere on Monday, when she was seen blowing kisses to the DWTS competitor at the end of her dance. Mckenna Grace, who played young Harding in I, Tonya, and the film’s screenwriter Steven Rogers were also in attendance with Janney.

“It was truly amazing,” Harding told reporters of having their support after the show. “I asked them to come and they said, ‘Yes absolutely.’ So I was just like, ‘Yes! They can be here for my new beginning that was made from a fresh start from them.’”

Harding, 47, and pro partner Sasha Farber received overall positive reviews from judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, who together awarded the duo a 23/30 for their foxtrot.

“You are a beautiful dancer. You have something so powerful,” said Inaba. “There’s an eloquence. There’s a depth to your performance. The mind, body, music connection t

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