Dan Shaughnessy asked Nancy Kerrigan about ‘I, Tonya.’ Here’s what she said.

"I’m just busy living my life."

Hamar,Norway 16/Feb 1994-Tonya Harding is passed by Nancy Kerrigan during their first practice session.
Nancy Kerrigan passes by Tonya Harding during their first practice session for the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. –John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe, File

Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy was curious what Nancy Kerrigan thinks about the movie “I, Tonya,” so he looked her up in the phone book and gave her a call.

And Kerrigan, a Stoneham native, picked up on the first try, Shaughnessy wrote in a Thursday column.

Did she want to comment on the movie?

“Not right now,” Kerrigan told Shaugnessy. “I really have nothing to say about it. I haven’t seen it. I haven’t watched anything.

“I’ve been busy. I was at the national [figure skating] championships this week so I didn’t watch the Golden Globes. I haven’t seen the movie. I’m just busy living my life.”


What about Tonya Harding, who’s on what’s been described as a redemption tour? Shaughnessy writes:

What about Tonya, I wondered. Is Nancy bothered by Hollywood’s portrayal of Tonya? Any comment?

“I don’t know,’’ said Kerrigan. “At this point, it’s so much easier and better to just be . . . it’s not really part of my life. As you say, I was the victim. Like, that’s my role in this whole thing. That’s it.

“It is weird, that’s for sure. A bizarre thing. The whole thing was crazy, being that it’s a story. I mean, come on.’’

Read Shaughnessy’s full column at BostonGlobe.com.

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