ABC News’ upcoming special Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story is turning out to be the perfect complement to I, Tonya.
As Harding has re-entered the cultural conversation with the release of Craig Gillespie’s Oscar-contending film, which stars Margot Robbie as the Olympic skater, she has begun making several high-profile public appearances: Harding was a guest of the film’s team at the Golden Globes, recently appeared on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter opposite Margot Robbie, and agreed to an extensive interview for ABC’s new documentary, set for a Thursday premiere.
Judging by the preview ABC aired on Tuesday, The Tonya Harding Story might be making some news of its own.
In the clip released by ABC, the network’s Amy Robach presses Harding on what she knew about the attack on Kerrigan, her once-Olympic rival, and when. Initially, Harding maintains that ex-husband Jeff Gillooly (played in the film by Sebastian Stan) never told her anything or asked for her “permission,” and that outside of sending an anonymous death threat, she was totally