Tonya Harding admits that she knew of plan to attack Nancy Kerrigan

And like with Kerrigan, the comeback campaign is an apparent victim to Harding's desire for personal gain. "As you say, I was the victim".

Although Harding continued her claims that she had no part in the planning itself, she said that shortly after the incident she connected the dots as to whom was behind it. "I would feel disrespectful to her by going and sort of publicizing this awful act that Tonya Harding had some knowledge of and that Nancy Kerrigan was the victim of - especially now when there is so much focus and attention on assault of any kind, or discrimination of any kind". "She's not somebody that I want to support even in a backhanded way by going to a theater and purchasing a ticket to see the film". "I'm just busy living my life". "Like, that's my role in this whole thing". A new movie tackles the drama.

She is the rare figure skater to be sent to not one, but two Olympic Games - the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France, followed by the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

Michael A. Rosenberg went public with his former client's odd demand in a Facebook post on Thursday, writing: "I, Tonya is now "goodbye, Tonya". He explained Harding insisted reporters sign "an affidavit staying that they won't ask her anything "about the past" or they'll be fined $25,000".

"I did, however, overhear [Gillooly and Eckhardt] talking about stuff, where, 'Well, maybe we should take somebody out so we can make sure she gets on the [Olympic] team, '" she added.

"Unfortunately, we reached an impasse today regarding how to treat the press in the future".

"Obviously, it doesn't work that way", he said, "and therefore I've chosen to terminate our business relationship".

"I am so over the glamorization of a villain simply because she was born on the 'wrong side of the tracks, '" he tweeted.

The special comes in the wake of the movie "I, Tonya" which has received critical acclaim for Margot Robbie's portrayal of Harding and Allison Janney's playing of Harding's mother, LaVona Golden.

Harding has always maintained she knew nothing about Gillooly's plans to harm her rival.

Harding told ABC News earlier this month she "knew that something was up".

Vanessa Coleman

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