Sufjan Stevens Wrote A Song About Tonya Harding

Sufjan Stevens Wrote A Song About Tonya Harding

"He was fascinated with, and I am too, about the truths that people tell themselves in order to live their lives", she says about the story Rogers ultimately told. To this day, Harding denies having had any prior knowledge to the attack that left Kerrigan injured and unable to compete in the 1994 U.S. Championships (a competition Harding consequently won).

Fresh off the release of his two gorgeous original songs for Call Me By Your Name, weepy music man Sufjan Stevens has released a brand new track for the film I, Tonya, and-hmm, wait.I'm receiving word that this song, entitled "Tonya Harding", is not actually related to the film I, Tonya at all. Tonya Harding was an American figure skater who enthralled a nation and switched so many hearts and minds form traditional sports to the spellbinding feat of figure skating. As responsible for fueling Harding's drive as she is for planting the seeds for her insecurities and self-loathing, she is a combination of Anthony Perkins' mother from "Psycho" and LaVar Ball. "But the more I became Tonya, the more I saw things from her point of view".

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The audience inside the Egyptian Theatre was no less in awe: Harding reportedly received a standing ovation when she came out onstage after the film had screened.

Robbie wasn't alone in her excitement over Harding's appearance. "We spoke a lot and it's just nice to hear where she is at her life now", Robbie said of their meeting in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Over the years, she has appeared in a few reality television shows, including as a contestant on Celebrity Boxing in 2002. He describes the infamous skater as a "strange and magnificent American hero", who accomplished so much before she even turned the age of 30.

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