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Wolf of Wall Street Actress to Play Tonya Harding

Margot Robbie will transform into disgraced skater for 'I, Tonya' film

(Newser) - Australian actress Margot Robbie is bent on showing her versatility, first making her breakout in 2013's The Wolf of Wall Street, appearing in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and The Big Short, starring this summer in Suicide Squad and The Legend of Tarzan, and now announcing her intentions to play shamed... More »

11 Sex Tapes You Should Skip

That's about as much of Danielle Staub's O-face as you want to see

(Newser) - Danielle Staub’s sex tape is out Monday, but the Daily Beast highly recommends you skip watching it. Ten more sex tapes none of us ever wanted to see:
  • Dustin Diamond: His too-gross-for-words sex tape, Screeched, is also—appropriately enough—known as Saved by the Smell. If you don’t
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Nancy Kerrigan's Parents Sued Son Over Money

Mark Kerrigan's troubled past with Daniel; plus, Tonya Harding is 'sad'

(Newser) - Mark Kerrigan—now charged with assault following the sudden death of his father—was sued by his parents over money in March 2008. Daniel and Brenda Kerrigan claimed to have loaned their son—who was in jail at the time on an assault charge—$105,000 for his mortgage and... More »

Stunts Worse Than Balloon Boy

Yes, Richard Heene is bad—but is he as bad as, say, Tonya Harding?

(Newser) - Right now the world is against balloon boy mastermind Richard Heene, but perhaps everyone will forgive and forget after revisiting five even worse publicity stunts, compiled by Brian Moylan for Gawker:
  • Lauren Cleri: On Fox reality show Moment of Truth, she admitted to cheating on her husband—and didn't even
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Steinbrenner Inadvertently Paid for Kerrigan Hit: Book

Yankee owner was Tonya Harding's patron

(Newser) - Tonya Harding paid for the notorious attack on Nancy Kerrigan in part with George Steinbrenner’s money, according to George, a new Steinbrenner biography. The Boss was a major patron of young Olympians, including Harding, according to the book, and some of his donations funded “the hit.” More »

Harding Skates Back Into Spotlight

Disgraced Olympian not party to Kerrigan mess, says tell-all book

(Newser) - What read like a closed book in 1994 is falling open in a Tonya Harding tell-all, reports Newsweek in an interview with the fallen figure skater. The Tonya Tapes argues that Harding wasn't just uninvolved in Nancy Kerrigan's knee-whacking—she planned to rat out her ex-husband to the FBI until... More »

Kerrigan Plotter Dies at Age 40

Ex-bodyguard changed name, 'died a long time ago,' brother says

(Newser) - A plotter in the 1994 attack on skater Nancy Kerrigan died this week of natural causes at age 40, the AP reports. Brian Sean Griffith, ex-bodyguard to figure-skating Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding, confessed to helping organize the attack on Kerrigan days after it happened. Griffith served 14 months and... More »

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