Back in 1994, the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan rivalry made for riveting television for activities taking place off and on the ice, emerging as figure skating’s ultimate cat fight.
In the end, the disgraced and reviled Harding never medaled while Kerrigan snagged the silver.
But a new bio-pic movie I, Tonya, makes us look at the familiar storyline through a different lens, presenting Harding as a victim herself.
It makes for a cautionary tale about being too willing to join a lynch mob and jump to conclusions without knowing all the facts.
In the court of public opinion, Harding was deemed guilty without a trial, but almost a quarter-century later, I Tonya, forces us to ask, who was the real villain in SkateGate?