Search

Margot Robbie to Star in Tonya Harding Movie

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie could be heading to the ice skating rink to play Olympian figure skater and tabloid star Tonya Harding.

The Wolf of Wall Street star is attached to star in I, Tonya, according to reports. During the 1994 Olympics, Tonya Harding was pitted against the more popular Nancy Kerrigan at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, where Kerrigan was attacked by a man who struck her a few inches above her knee. Margot Robbie Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com While both Kerrigan and Harding made the Olympic team that headed to the Lillehamer Olympics the attack was linked back to Harding’s ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, and her bodyguard, Shawn Eckhardt. Tonya Harding struck a plea agreement, admitting to conspiring to hinder prosecution, and was banned from U.S. Figure Skating and stripped of her 1994 U.S. Championship.

What do you think of the upcoming Tonya Harding movie? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below!